This page will be frequently updated with vetted, legitimate and up-to-date resources on COVID-19
RESOURCES FOR HEADING TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM
HOW TO STAY INFORMED ABOUT COVID
IF YOU NEED MEDICAL ATTENTION
IF YOU OR SOMEONE YOU LOVE HAS FALLEN ILL OR HAVE BEEN DIAGNOSED THERE IS A SUPPORT GROUP ON FACEBOOK
COVID-19 Patient Support Facebook Group
This is a group for patients suffering from COVID-19, concerned they might have it, or simply wanting to learn how to mitigate their risk of getting the virus or flu. Medical professionals in this group volunteer their time to answer questions and provide only evidence information.
FILL OUT THE MEDICAL ONE PAGER TODAY
Begin filling out a Medical One Pager for each member of your family as soon as possible, so their medical history, any allergies, medication and diagnoses can be communicated with more ease. If symptoms begin, start listing them. The last thing you want to do when you are having trouble breathing or ill is struggle to speak. It's best to highlight any important information prior.
Testing guidance depends on whether you have symptoms. Learn more about the coronavirus test and how to manage COVID-19:
BEST PRACTICES + HEALTHY HABITS KEEP US WELL
We need to save as many lives as we can by staying safe and helping others stay safe across the globe.
How Coronavirus Spreads on a Plane and Where Best to Sit, National Geographic
Naming Coronavirus Patients Would Violate HIPA and Be Dangerous, USA Today
STAY VIGILANT + FACT CHECK
Half truths, misinformation, anxiety, bias, denial and uncomfortable truths will be common, unfortunately some media are chasing sensational headlines and stories and there are those seeking to take advantage of people, even in these already frightening times.
Please be sure to fact check all of your information
Great resources for checking facts:
It is best to practice radical self reliance and community care. Be prepared, self isolate at home as much as possible, maintain distance when interacting and contribute by staying as safe and healthy as much as possible.
Preventative Measures and Best Practices
According to the CDC, the most important preventative measures include:
Hospitals are at capacity, it is advised that you only go to the hospital if absolutely necessary. The hospital is the worst place to be when you are sick, but if your condition is severe and you are having an emergency and have called the CDC hotline, it's best to be prepared.