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Mar

23

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DataFlash: Pandemic Response Hackathon, March 27-29

Posted by on March 23rd, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

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 »

Posted in: Data Science, Emergency Preparedness, Public Health, Technology

Feb

27

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Coronavirus: Library and Business Operations Planning

Posted by on February 27th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

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 »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, News from NLM, Public Health

Feb

25

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Consumer Health Minute: Coronavirus Information

Posted by on February 25th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , ,

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 »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Health, Public Libraries

Feb

18

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DataFlash: Telling the Real Coronavirus Story with Data

Posted by on February 18th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , ,

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 »

Posted in: Data Science, Emergency Preparedness, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, Public Health, Training & Education

Feb

10

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Coronavirus Information Update

Posted by on February 10th, 2020 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

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 »

Posted in: Emergency Preparedness, News from NLM, Public Health

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