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
- Montgomery Township Health Department: Coronavirus Disease
Hopewell Township has partnered with Montgomery Township to provide updated general information on the coronavirus, as well as for specific groups.
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
- New Jersey Department of Health: Coronavirus Outbreak
The New Jersey Department of Health’s page provides information for schools and businesses about the Coronavirus outbreak as well as other general and New Jersey-specific information.
Johns Hopkins University
- Coronavirus COVID-19 Mapping by Johns Hopkins CSSE
The Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University is mapping the number of global cases, deaths, and recoveries from COVID-19. The data is updated throughout the day.
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.
- Coronavirus (health topic)
This landing page for the Coronaviruses family of viruses includes background, select news on the outbreak, and links to Questions and Answers on Coronaviruses.
- 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.
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 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).
- Coronavirus Infections
- Also available in Spanish: Infecciones por coronavirus: MedlinePlus en español
The Associated Press (AP) is a not-for-profit news cooperative that is widely considered the least biased reporting in the U.S.
- Coronavirus Topic: AP articles
Government and business response to the outbreak is well covered.