Many organizations have put together useful information for the public in regard to the current coronavirus pandemic. Some, like the ones from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization, provide information for both health care professionals and consumers. some are intended to help you protect yourself and your family from COVID-19. We have compiled a few representative sites for your information.
The Manual itself has clear information on prevention, diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19.
Merck Manual Topics:
COVID-19 and Acute Kidney Injury
Brain Dysfunction Related to COVID-19
These sites have comprehensive COVID-19 Resource pages. From the main pages, users can navigate to more specific information, including those we have selected here.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The CDC website provides what you need to know during this pandemic, including information on how to prepare and protect your family and what to do if you feel sick:
US Food and Drug Administration
The FDA approves drugs and medical devices for sale in the United States. The agency’s COVID-19 information includes information on what drugs are currently approved for treatment.
The World Health Organization tracks global information about the COVID-19 outbreak and how countries around the world are responding.
The National Association of County and City Health Officials provides a handy list of Health Departments to aid people in accessing local information and resources.
Directory of Local (US) Health Departments
Johns Hopkins Medicine provides useful Coronavirus at a Glance infographics
Nemours, a nonprofit children’s health system provides resources about COVID-19 for children and their parents/guardians.
Understanding Coronavirus (COVID-19) (for Parents) - Nemours KidsHealth