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Chicago & Illinois Updates on COVID-19
Resources for Faith-Based Communities
Mental Health Resources
Manage Anxiety & Stress
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Here are some recommendations from the CDC on things you can do to support yourself during this time.
Coronavirus Anxiety: 4 Ways to Cope with Fear
Recommendations on how to cope with the anxiety and fear surrounding the coronavirus outbreak.
COVID-19 toolkit provided by NAMI
The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has assembled an incredible guide covering topics including physical and mental health, lost wages, and incarceration.
About This Guide
The Learning Commons will continue to monitor information sources for this virus and update the information guide as appropriate.
Thanks to the Ruth Lilly Medical Library at the Indiana University School of Medicine for pulling together much of the links in this information guide from trustworthy sources regarding the COVID-19 (aka novel coronavirus) situation.
Health Agency Updates
CDC: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Main Site
Information from the CDC with overviews for: what you should know, situation updates, and information for difference groups.
Healthcare Workers: Information on COVID-19
Limited information is available to characterize the spectrum of clinical illness associated with 2019-nCoV. No vaccine or specific treatment for 2019-nCoV infection is available; care is supportive.
WHO: Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak
On this website you can find information and guidance from WHO regarding the current outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that was first reported from Wuhan, China, on 31 December 2019. Please visit this page for daily updates.
Resources for Researchers
NIAID: Coronavirus Resources for Researchers
NIAID (National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) provides resources to support product development at each stage of the pipeline.
PubMed Articles on COVID-19
A preformulated search will bring up the latest research from the National Library of Medicine's PubMed Database.
Librarian Reserve Corps
Librarian Reserve Corps volunteers respond to information needs in public health emergencies in partnership with the World Health Organization’s Global Outbreak Alert & Response Network. Their advanced library and information skills contribute to the prevention and control of disease outbreaks and other public health emergencies by providing responders with the latest information relevant to their mission areas.