Medicins Sans Frontieres/Doctors without Borders
-- This transnational site is short, sweet, to the point and has video and visual information. It is in French and English and updated regularly.
WHO (World Health Organization)
-- WHO, another transnational resource, has information and updates on the spread of COVID-19 in multiple languages.
Center for Disease Control (CDC) --
The CDC is usually a reliable source of information.
The National Library of Medicine’s MEDLINEPLUS
-- In general MEDLINEPLUS is a first-line resource for medical information, and includes information in Spanish and other languages.
ALA’s Pandemic Preparedness Resources for Libraries
-- Provides information about preparing for a pandemic, including library-specific policy suggestions and more universal resources on pandemic education, prevention and preparation
For Children and Teens:
Kids Health form Nemours
-- Kids Health has information on COVID-19 for children in English and Spanish and available in audio. Other sections of their website have information for parent.
-- Little Puddins Blog has a nice, English language “Coronavirus Social Story.”
-- Coronavirus – BrainPOP is a surprisingly entertaining, at time humorous, basic explanation of COVID-19 and needed precautions for elementary age children and young teens.
NPR’s Goats and Soda
-- Basic information for youth in a graphic format that can be read in the Blog or downloaded and folded into a zine.
Updated by the ASGCLA Consumer Health Information Librarians Interest Group and ASGCLA Staff, March 2020