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COVID-19 Pandemic Response Virtual Hackathon, March 27-29 Event Description: The Pandemic Response Hackathon is a virtual hackathon aimed at better understanding and mitigating the spread of COVID-19 and future pandemics. The goal is to bring public health professionals alongside the technology community’s talent to contribute to the world’s response to the pandemic. Hackathon projects will… Read More »
The following information was sent by the NLM Disaster Information Management Research Center (DIMRC). Please continue to refer to the National Library of Medicine for updates on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). For Continuity of Operations planning, businesses and libraries may want to review these resources: On February 12, 2020, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control… Read More »
The recent coronavirus outbreak has dominated the news and may be a topic of concern in your communities. People in your community may be coming to your library for reliable health information. Here are some resources to consider posting on your website, social media, and handouts. MedlinePlus includes: Coronavirus Infections health topic page with information… Read More »
The new coronavirus (i.e. COVID-19) has some people in the United States worried. As of February 18th, 2020, there are more than 70,000 confirmed cases in China right now. The outbreak is serious, but if you’re living in the United States, the odds are that the regular flu is a much more serious risk to… Read More »
The following update regarding Coronavirus information is from the National Library of Medicine’s Disaster Information Research Center (DIMRC) Information available from the National Library of Medicine on the Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is highlighted on the NLM homepage. This section continues to be updated as new information becomes available. Most recent updates include: Clinical studies related to the… Read More »