Mayo Clinic COVID-19 Overview: This website provides background on Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and SARS-CoV-2. It discusses the symptoms associated with the illness, people who are at higher risk, as well as causes and complications.
Signs and Symptoms
CDC Symptoms of COVID-19: This website discusses common symptoms of COVID-19 as well as when to seek emergency medical attention. There is also information about the difference between Influenza and COVID-19.
Methods of Transmission
CDC How COVID-19 Spreads: This page discusses the common ways that COVID-19 spreads and how to protect yourself from getting infected.
Variants and Mutations
CDC Variants of the virus that causes COVID-19: This page describes what we know and what we don’t know about the variants of the virus that causes COVID-19. Currently, it discusses the B.1.1.7, B.1.351, and P.1 variants that are spreading in the US.
SARS-CoV-2 Virus vs. COVID-19 Disease
WHO Overview: This page discusses naming the coronavirus disease and the virus that causes it as well as why they have different names.
Mitigation Basics & Strategies
CDC Infection Control Guidance for Healthcare Professionals: This homepage has many subpages to discuss infection control, using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), hand hygiene, as well as guidance for different types of medical/healthcare facilities.
CDC Guidance for COVID-19: This homepage has many subpages for guidance directed at different types of communities including employers, educators, individuals, and parents or caregivers.
When To Test: This resources page has a section on mitigation strategies with information on mask wearing, limiting unmasked groups, and contact tracing.
Masks and PPE
CDC Using PPE: This website discusses PPE including who needs to wear it, how to properly wear it, and how to properly remove it.
HHS PPE: This website has educational resources about PPE.
CDC Optimizing PPE Supplies: This page discusses general PPE use and strategies for optimizing PPE supplies.
CDC Hand Hygiene Recommendations: This page discusses the importance of hand hygiene and methods of maintaining proper hand hygiene.
CDC Social Distancing: This page discusses what social distancing is and why we should enforce it to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
CDC How to Protect Yourself: This page discusses how to protect yourself from getting COVID-19 including social distancing, mask usage, and hand hygiene.
CDC Contact Tracing: This homepage of contact tracing describes the key concepts of contact tracing as well as links to contact tracing resources, guidance, training, and more.
CDC Contact Tracing for Your Health: This page discusses how contact tracing can slow the spread of COVID-19 and what patients can expect during contact tracing.