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"Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a new type of coronavirus. It causes respiratory illness in people. It was first identified in Wuhan, China. It has spread to many countries around the world....

COVID-19 can cause respiratory illness that ranges from mild to severe or even deadly.” MedlinePlus




INYO COUNTY COVID-19 RESPONSE   Press releases and daily updates, local resources & guidance from the County of Inyo

Community Assistance: Any individual that needs local resource information on food, health, support, faith, or volunteer options can visit or call 760-878-8559 Monday-Friday, 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm.  You will be matched to the appropriate agency based on the type of assistance requested.

COVID-19 Food & Shelter Resources for Inyo County

Local business owners who may have suffered economic hardship due to COVID-19 can find resources for assistance at the following link:  

Get financial help  If you have been financially affected by COVID-19, you may be eligible for:

  • Unemployment insurance
  • Paid family leave
  • Disability Insurance
  • Relief from financial institutions
  • Statewide moratorium on evictions

Benefits for Workers Impacted by COVID-19 a summary of benefits and services.



INYO COUNTY COVID-19 RESPONSE UPDATE Press releases and daily updates, local resources & guidance from the County of Inyo

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Primary federal clearinghouse for COVID-19 information from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response State of California COVID-19 awareness page

COVID Data Tracker  from the CDC, find maps and charts tracking cases, deaths, and trends of COVID-19 in the United States, updated daily by 8 pm ET.  Now including vaccine demographics

Are You at Higher Risk for Severe Illness? Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Alert - Individuals with Chronic Conditions in California Disproportionately Impacted by COVID-19  California Department of Public Health

Pregnancy, Breastfeeding, and Caring for Newborns  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by Johns Hopkins CSSE map and data tracking COVID-19 cases worldwide from The Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the U.S.  Updates from Centers for Disease Control

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary Updates from National Institutes of Health

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic World Health Organization

Government Response to Coronavirus, COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information curated by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Task Force at the White House

COVID-19 Resource Center Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Center for Health Security

THE NEW YORK TIMES is providing free access on the global coronavirus crisis. Click here.

Coronavirus in California: Map and Case Count The New York Times

Some countries and U.S. states and territories are winning the battle against the coronavirus, and some need to take stronger action. See who’s ahead and who still has a lot of work to do in this series of graphics from the network of experts and scientists.

The COVID Tracking Project  The Atlantic is sponsoring a site for data collection of COVID cases with graphs for the US and the states.  This data is being used by the White House, Johns Hopkins, and news organizations.

COVID-19 Event Risk Assessment Planning Tool  A new interactive map lets you see the risk level of attending an event in your county with someone infected with the coronavirus. Developed by researchers at Georgia Tech, the map shows the estimated chance that one or more people may have COVID-19 at events ranging in size from 10 to 10,000 people. 



INYO COUNTY COVID-19 RESPONSE UPDATE Press releases and daily updates, local resources & guidance from the County of Inyo

City of Bishop COVID-19 Response

Inyo County Health Officer declares a Public Health Emergency  INYO COUNTY PRESS RELEASE 3/16/2020 Declaration of Local Health Emergency

Oficial de Salud del Condado de Inyo declara una Emergencia de Salud Pública INYO COUNTY PRESS RELEASE 3/16/2020 SPANISH



Face Coverings Guidance  California Department of Public Health

Guidance Documents: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) California Department of Public Health

COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards - Fact Sheets, Model Written Program and Other Resources  Cal/OSHA

How to Prepare  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

From the White House Coronavirus Task Force:  What you need to know about Keeping Workplaces, Homes, Schools, or Commercial Establishments Safe

How COVID-19 Spreads Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Handwashing: Clean Hands Save Lives Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What You Need To Know About Handwashing—VIDEO  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Environmental Cleaning and Disinfection Recommendations  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Symptoms & Testing of COVID-19  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What to Do If You Are Sick  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

If you are sick or caring for someone Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coping with Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks fact sheet  Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)

Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 The National Child Traumatic Stress Network



COVID-19 Prevention Emergency Temporary Standards - Fact Sheets, Model Written Program and Other Resources  Cal/OSHA

Interim Guidance for General Industry Employers INYO COUNTY HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

Criteria for Return to Work for Individuals with Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 INYO COUNTY HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

Disaster Resources for Businesses County of Inyo

Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Resources for Employers and Workers California Labor & Workforce Development Agency 

OSHA Guidance on preparing workplaces for COVID-19 U.S. Occupational Health & Safety Administration

Guidance for Businesses and Employers Responding to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Employee Rights : Paid Sick Leave and Expanded Family and Medical Leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act U.S. Department of Labor


Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles Coronovirus Response Resource list from LAFLA

COVID-19 LEGAL ISSUES San Diego Law Library

Legal Responses to Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library, UCLA School of Law,

Coronavirus Resource Guide Library of Congress



Coronavirus News in Past Hour  Google

Coronavirus Gov Updates Past 24 Hours  Google

Coronavirus Custom Search Engine Google

The latest on the coronavirus Harvard School of Public Health

Coronaviruses Global Health Now from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Coronavirus STAT

COVID-19 Updates and Information EBSCO

Coronavirus (covid-19): Latest news and resources The BMJ

Resources for Families During the Coronavirus Pandemic from Common Sense Media

Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus – 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.

Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 2019  CDC has created recommendations to help adults have conversations with children about COVID-19 and ways they can avoid getting and spreading the disease.


Coronavirus scams Federal Trade Commission

Coronavirus Misinformation Tracking Center NewsGuard

Coronavirus Rumor Control Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA)

Coronavirus and “Alternative” Treatments National Institutes of Health

Fraudulent Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Products Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Look Out for Coronavirus-Related Investment Scams - Investor Alert Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)



Coronavirus: Research, Commentary, and News Science (AAAS)

Coronavirus Science (AAAS)

Coronavirus (Covid-19) The New England Journal of Medicine

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Journal of the American Medical Association

The Race to Stop COVID-19 INFOGRAPHIC Pharmaceutical Journal

COVID-19 Expert Reality Check Global Health Now from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) UpToDate

Novel Coronavirus Information Center--Research/Drug Discovery Elsevier

COVID-19 | SARS-CoV-2 Coronavirus Portal Global Biodefense

Public Health Emergency (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)  The mission of the HHS Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR) is to save lives and protect Americans from 21st century health security threats.

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource Center from University of Minnesota Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy

Oxford University Press resources on COVID-19, other coronaviruses, and related topics Oxford University Press

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources American Society for Microbiology

Science Speaks: Global ID News Infectious Diseases Society of America

IDSA COVID-19 Information and Safety Resources  Infectious Diseases Society of America

COVID-19 Resource Centre The Lancet

Coronavirus, COVID-19, SARS Sanford Guide Web Edition

NOVEL CORONAVIRUS 2019 (2019-NCOV) RESOURCES The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA)

COVID-19 resources for global health researchers National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center

NIH Director's Blog National Institutes of Health

Covid-19: Novel Coronavirus Outbreak Wiley Online Library

SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 SpringerNature free access

Coronavirus The Scientist

Why Soap Works The New York Times

How Coronavirus Hijacks Your Cells: The intricate journey of the virus that causes Covid-19 The New York Times

Seven Important Things to Know About CoronavirusesAbout biology of coronaviruses from The New York TImes

Covid-19 — Navigating the Uncharted  The New England Journal of Medicine

Clinical Characteristics of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in China The New England Journal of Medicine

Coronavirus is most contagious before and during the first week of symptoms Science News

What This Chart Actually Means for COVID-19 VIDEO PBS video on the basics of the strategy of fighting epidemics

The Tiny Compound That Makes Soap A Coronavirus Killer VIDEO

What COVID-19 symptoms look like, day by day VIDEO Business Insider