Novel Coronavirus Information

Sources of good information about the virus and appropriate response:

Center for Disease Control https://www.cdc.gov Center for Disease Control

Symptoms from CDC https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/symptoms-testing/symptoms.html

CDC now recommends wearing a cloth mask  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/cloth-face-cover.html

CDC How to talk to children about the virus  https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/schools-childcare/talking-with-children.html

World Health Organization – Global information about the disease: www.who.int

World Health Mythbusters – Myths and Response who.int/emergencies/diseases/Coronavirus-disease-2019/advice-for-public/myth-busters.

Oregon Health Authority https://govstatus.egov.com/OR-OHA-COVID-19

Interesting and practical article on caring for someone who is sick with COVID-19:

State of Oregon rules/closings/recommendations
https://www.oregon.gov/gov/Pages/coronavirus2020.aspx#closingsRulesRecommendations

Applying for Oregon Health Plan Insurance
https://one.oregon.gov/

Marion-Polk Fook Share – getting emergency food: https://www.marionpolkfoodshare.org/get-help/

City of Salem Response to COVID-19
cityofsalem.net/covid19

City of Salem Emergency numbers:       https://www.cityofsalem.net/CityDocuments/na-who-to-call.pdf

For Adults:A video from a frontline Cornell doctor. Real information is power, and this guy is exceedingly clear and doesn’t make it too complicated.. He’s a respiratory and critical care doctor at Weill Cornell Medical Center in NYC, which is now almost totally devoted to COVID-19 patients.  https://vimeo.com/399733860

How to Make a Face Mask

How to make a simple, pleated face mask from the New York Times; https://www.nytimes.com/article/how-to-make-face-mask-coronavirus.html