COVID-19 Resources | Guidance and Webinars

Please find three recent webinars, one hosted by Johns Hopkins University, another done by Harvard University, and the last by the University of North Carolina School of Public Health, with important information regarding COVID-19. Additionally, please also find links below that provide written guidance regarding the COVID-19 outbreak. We hope these webinars and written materials will be helpful to you as you address concerns from your communities, faculty, students, staff, parents and colleagues about the outbreak. Please share this with your networks.


COVID-19: Johns Hopkins University Experts Discuss Novel Coronavirus

The Coronavirus Outbreak: Tracking COVID-19

Univ. of North Carolina SPH - Coronavirus Seminar (March 3, 2020) | [Access Password: march3sph]

CROI 2020 Meeting Lecture | The Research Response to COVID-19: A View from NIAID (lecture begins at 1:01:24)

Written Guidance

From the Government of the United Kingdom (Updated Feb. 25th)
This resource includes:

  • What to do if children, pupils, students or staff become unwell and believe they have been exposed to COVID-19 (either through travel to a specified country or area or contact with a confirmed case)
  • What to do if a pupil, student or staff member has traveled from a Category 2 specified country/area in the last 14 days

From the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
This series of resources includes:

  • Summary of the current situation
  • Information for travel
  • Information for specific groups (including businesses and employers)
  • Information for health professionals
  • Information for Student Foreign Travel for Institutions of Higher Education

Institutional and Agency Responses to COVID-19 and Additional Resources from the Council on Governmental Relations contains agency guidance specific to federal award impact in addition to other COVID-19 resources.

Other Resources

COVID-19 Palliative Care Resources

Preparedness Pulsepoints from JHU's Center for Health Security is is a weekly update on US government action on readiness and response. The Center reports the latest Congressional and federal agency activities related to preparedness for public health emergencies, homeland security, radiological and nuclear security, and science and technology policy. Their goal is to keep our readers in the preparedness community informed of relevant agency action, federal rulemaking, legislation, and policy developments.