Getting information from trusted sources regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is essential for preparation. Find the most up-to-date information from the resource links below.

Travel

Coronavirus Disease 2019 Information for Travel:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/index.html

Personal Protection

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Shortages:
https://astho.org/COVID-19/PPE-Shortages/

How to Make Your Own Face masks:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html

PPE Decontamination and Reuse:
https://www.astho.org/COVID-19/Optimizing-PPE-Supplies/

Information for Businesses

Free Strategic Communication Consultation:
https://www.summitet.com/strategic-communications-covid19

Free COVID Stock Images and Videos:
https://www.shutterstock.com/explore/covid19-resources

Interim Guidance for Business:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/specific-groups/guidance-business-response.html

Risk Communication and Community Engagement
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/technical-guidance/risk-communication-and-community-engagement

Canned Advertising Messages
http://coronavirus.adcouncilkit.org/

Health Department Communication Resources
https://astho.informz.net/ASTHO/data/images/CRC_brochure_1.19.pdf

Risk Communications Guide: Questions and Key Messages
https://www.astho.org/COVID-19/Q-and-A/

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity Best Practice for Remote Workers:
https://staysafeonline.org/press-release/ncsa-encourages-coronavirus-vigilance/

Higher Education

Crisis Leadership and the Higher Education Response
https://evolllution.com/managing-institution/operations_efficiency/crisis-leadership-and-the-higher-education-response-to-the-covid-19-outbreak/

More Resources

PIO Go Kit

PIO Go Kit

Download this FREE resource to help prepare your Public Information Officer (PIO) Go Kit to be ready for a crisis at a moments’ notice.

CDC Plain Language Resources

CDC Plain Language Resources

Tools and resources from the Centers for Disease Control on communicating your message clearly and affectively to your audience the first time.

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Can You Survive Nuclear Fallout?

Watch this YouTube video on the scientifically supported plan of action that could save thousands of lives during a nuclear fallout.

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