Coronavirus COVID-19: Links You Can Trust

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been the subject of many recent news and social media reports. With the increase of fake and unreliable news, we suggest going to the following trusted sources to learn more about this topic.

First, practice healthy habits:

  • Wash your hands (don’t forget your thumbs!) with soap and water for 20 seconds.
  • Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze or cough/sneeze into your elbow.
  • Stay home if you are sick.

Montgomery Township Health Department

New Jersey CO-VID-19 Information Hub

  • New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub
    The New Jersey COVID-19 Information Hub provides New Jerseyans with the most up-to-date information about COVID-19 and the State’s response. There is a general public FAQ and the ability to submit your own questions. The NJ COVID-19 Dashboard at the bottom of the main page also provides COVID-19 Cases by county.

New Jersey Department of Health

Johns Hopkins University

World Health Organization (WHO)

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a trusted, authoritative source for public health information. The WHO announced the official name for the disease that is causing the 2020 outbreak of coronavirus disease: COVID-19.

  • Advice for the Public
    This WHO page on Coronavirus disease has practical information for dealing with the outbreak on a personal level. The page includes video, graphics, myth-busters, and even tips for coping with related stress.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are our nation’s premier authority on public health information.

  • Coronavirus
    The page that the CDC has developed for American citizens is a one-stop shop for background on the strain, COVID-19, as well as the class of coronaviruses; CDC-authored news monitoring the situation, including all the statistics on cases; and a wealth of resources for professionals, travelers, and the general public.

MedlinePlus

MedlinePlus offers up-to-date information in language you can understand. MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest medical library, which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is a not-for-profit news cooperative that is widely considered the least biased reporting in the U.S.