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COVID-19: Resources

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Resources and links to information about the novel coronavirus COVID-19

Fact vs. Rumor: FEMA's Coronavirus Rumor Control

World Health Organization (WHO) - COVID-19 Outbreak

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) - Coronavirus

CDC Guidance for Businesses and Employers

National Institutes for Health (NIH) (NIAID) - Coronaviruses

Johns Hopkins University is tracking the pandemic with clinical and public health surveillance data from the CDC, WHO, and countries across the globe. The site includes the global case tracker, daily reports, FAQs with experts, and more: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/ #covid_19 #johnshopkinsuniversity

Surgeon General of the United States - Dr. Jerome Adams: https://www.hhs.gov/about/leadership/jerome-adams/index.html

National Jewish Health - They have been recognized as the top pulmonary medical center in the United States for many years: https://www.nationaljewish.org/patients-visitors/patient-info/important-updates/infection-prevention-update-2019-novel-coronavirus

U.S. Small Business Administration

Oklahoma State Department of Health - COVID-19 Outbreak

Data Source: Acute Disease Service, Oklahoma State Department of Health.

OU Medicine - COVID-19

The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma encourages anyone needing food assistance to visit rfbo.org/get-help or call (405) 972-1111

University of Oklahoma Coronavirus Resources

Norman Chamber of Commerce resources for businesses

NPR Special Series: The Coronavirus Crisis

Coronavirus around the world: The latest from the BBC

niaid.nih.gov

As the 2020 session heads toward a Spring Break-shortened week, concerns are rising about the COVID-19 outbreak. Governor Kevin Stitt announced the state of Oklahoma's initial approach and House and Senate leaders are considering contingency plans. eCapitol news director Shawn Ashley discusses this rapidly-moving story with KGOU's Dick Pryor.

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This is the Manager’s Minute.

The novel coronavirus outbreak is quickly forcing changes in our day-to-day lives. Media organizations have an obligation to provide necessary news and information, while not becoming sensational.

So, in following this public health emergency, we’re trying to strike a balance, with calm, factual coverage that properly informs while not unduly promoting fear and panic.  

Oklahoma Officials Say School Districts Should Be Prepared To Close For Coronavirus

Mar 12, 2020

Even though there are just three confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Oklahoma, state leaders are suggesting that school districts stay vigilant and be prepped for a potential closure.

Updated at 1:10 p.m. ET Thursday

The NBA suspended its season Wednesday after a player on the Utah Jazz preliminarily tested positive for the coronavirus. The team announced Thursday that after testing the entire traveling team in follow-up, a second player has tested positive.

As News Of Coronavirus Spreads, Worried Oklahomans Stock Up, Change Behavior

Mar 6, 2020
Bare shelves in a CVS pharmacy store in Edmond testify to the run on hand sanitizer products in retail stores across the state, spurred by news of the coronavirus in other states.
Kathryn McNutt / Oklahoma Watch

Hygiene is top of mind throughout Oklahoma as residents await the arrival of the coronavirus disease COVID-19.

Schools, businesses and churches are altering routines while shoppers are emptying shelves of hand sanitizer and masks.

Updated on March 16 at 1:56 p.m. ET

Kids, this comic is for you.

It's based on a radio story that NPR education reporter Cory Turner did. He asked some experts what kids might want to know about the new coronavirus discovered in China.

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