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Caronavirus – COVID-19

Last update: 3/13/2020

It’s natural for everyone to want information about COVID-19 in the U.S.

If you want information, there’s a curated list of trustworthy phone numbers and websites below specifically for COVID-19 (Coronavirus) information and help.

All the phone numbers and website links below are specific to COVID-19 (Cornoavirus). They are from curated and trustworthy federal, state, and local governments and agencies, and educational institutions. The list will be updated regularly as new, credible information becomes available.

Please do not to click on unsolicited emails offering information about COVID-19, treatments, cures, or anything else. No matter how legitimate the email looks.

There is far too much misleading and incorrect information being put out to the public on the Internet and via the media Scammers are already using the CDC and state health department logos to place malicious software on computers as soon as emails are opened.

Every person should take personal responsibility to assess the accuracy of the  information you are consuming.

Phone Numbers

FEDERAL

1-888-463-6332: Food & Drug Administration Information Line
1-800-232-4636: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STATE/CITY/LOCAL

617-534-5050: Boston Public Health Commission
760-837-8988: California., Eisenhower Health
866-779-6121: Florida Department of Health
513-529-9000: Miami University, OH
855-600-3452: New Mexico Department of Health
410-455-1000: University of Maryland
304-598-6000: West Virginia University
801-584-2575: Veterans Administration Rocky Mountain Network
877-741-3400: Veterans Administration Tampa, FL

 

Websites

FEDERAL

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html
Medicare: https://www.medicare.gov/medicare-coronavirus
EPA’s List of Disinfectants for COVID-19: https://www.epa.gov/pesticide-registration/list-n-disinfectants-use-against-sars-cov-2

STATE

State Health Department Websites: https://www.cdc.gov/publichealthgateway/healthdirectories/healthdepartments.html
California, Los Angeles: https://www.lacity.org/highlights/los-angeles-emergency-management-departments-response-covid-19
California, Oakland: https://www.oaklandca.gov/news/2020/new-coronavirus-covid-19-update
California, Santa Clara: https://www.santaclaraca.gov/i-want-to/stay-informed/current-topics/coronavirus-updates
Florida: http://www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/COVID-19/
Florida, Tampa: https://www.tampagov.net/emergency-management/covid-19
Georgia: https://dph.georgia.gov/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-outbreak
Hawaii, Maui County: https://www.mauicounty.gov/2370/COVID-19-Coronavirus-Information
Illinois, Kane County: https://kanecountyconnects.com/2020/03/covid-19-daily-update-president-bans-travel-from-europe-hindale-schools-close-6-new-coronavirus-cases-statewide-who-declares-global-pandemic/
Louisiana: http://ldh.la.gov/Coronavirus/
Maryland: https://phpa.health.maryland.gov/Pages/Novel-coronavirus.aspx
Massachusetts https://www.mass.gov/resource/information-on-the-outbreak-of-coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19
Montana: https://dphhs.mt.gov/publichealth/cdepi/diseases/coronavirusmt
New Mexico: https://www.governor.state.nm.us/2020/03/11/updated-governor-department-of-health-announce-first-positive-covid-19-cases-in-new-mexico/
New York: https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/coronavirus/
New York, Rochester: https://www.rochesterregional.org/coronavirus-covid19
New York, Rockland County: http://rocklandgov.com/departments/health/coronavirus-covid-19/
North Carolina: https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/public-health/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-response-north-carolina
Pennsylvania, Alleheny County: https://www.alleghenycounty.us/Health-Department/Resources/COVID-19/COVID-19.aspx
Rhode Island: https://health.ri.gov/diseases/ncov2019/
Texas: https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/coronavirus/
Texas, Dallas: https://dallascityhall.com/Pages/Corona-Virus.aspx
Utah: https://dps.utah.edu/coronavirus/
Washington (state): https://www.doh.wa.gov/emergencies/coronavirus
Washington, Island County: https://www.islandcountywa.gov/Health/Pages/COVID-19.aspx
Washington, Maple Valley: https://www.maplevalleywa.gov/departments-services/covid-19
Washington, Seattle & King Counties: https://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/health/news/2020/March/10-covid-case-updates.aspx

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