4/9/20 Brooking Institute post analyzing how the CARES Act provision is likely to affect in-network and out-of-network pricing for COVID-19 tests, what the different types of tests are and what entities will be billing, the dynamics of insurer-provider contracting for lab testing, and how the provision should be improved.
5/27/20 one-hour, five-minute CDC-sponsored discussion of possible health risks that could come from hurricanes combined with COVID-19; planning for the 2020 hurricane season while adhering to guidance on social distancing; and how community leaders, nonprofit organizations, and public health professionals can effectively communicate messages
Information about how COVID-19 spreads, symptoms, prevention & treatment, stigma & resilience, what to do if you are sick, and links to frequently asked questions. Available in English, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Vietnamese, and Korean.
Includes information about when and how to use masks, information about COVID-19 myths, advice for health workers, and getting your workplace ready. Includes links to information videos and downloadable graphics and posters.
What you need to know now about COVID-19 in Florida, including contact information for County Health Departments & the COVID-19 Call Center, and information about the current situation in Florida, including the number of cases.
Center for Biocide Chemistries and American Chemistry Council's list of commercially available products that have been pre-approved by the US Environmental Protection Agency for use against emerging enveloped viral pathogens and can be used in the during COVID 19 outbreak. (Updated 5/28/20.)
Estimates % decay under customizable temperature and relative humidity for stainless steel and plastic, with nitrile coming "soon" tho no release date given for the stainless & plastic data. Hosted by Dept of Homeland Security. (Undated)
"To suss fact from fiction on everything from washing produce to drive-thru fast food, a trio of experts from the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences reached out to remind us what the data says, and to answer common food-safety questions." Published 4/14/20.
US Food and Drug Administration. Updated daily. Includes information on how COVID recoverers can donate plasma to help others, PPE (personal protective equipment like respirators), emergency use authorizations and guidelines, FDA regulated products, a phone number to report fraudulent products, and many related topics.
5/29/20 FDA (US Food & Drug Administration) 's "glossary" of what various terms mean in terms of new drugs and therapies, how they're made available and how much confidence scientists have in their safety and effectiveness.
Google's aggregated, anonymized insights into what has changed nationally throughout the world n response to policies aimed at combating COVID-19 . The reports chart movement trends over time by geography, across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential. baseline is the median value, for the corresponding day of the week. Reports show trends over several weeks with the most recent data representing approximately 2-3 days ago—this is how long it takes to produce the reports.
Dept Health & Human Services' resources to assist outpatient centers in
documenting clients experiencing homelessness who have been tested for COVID-19; and information on state and local shelters for people experiencing homelessness and how they were preparing for and managing clients who tested positive for COVID-19.