Virus Resources & Information

Community, Regional and National information, data and resources.

“Climate change remains an existential threat that, like the coronavirus,
will require unprecedented global action
in solidarity with those most vulnerable.”

There is generally free online access to newspapers’ coronavirus content, including Peninsula Daily News, the Seattle Times,
NY Times, & Washington Post

Infographic | The Math Behind Social Distancing

Public Resources & Info

Port Angeles Area COVID-19 Emergency Food Resources List
Peninsula restaurants offer takeout, delivery options — PDN
DoorDash Food Delivery
Port Book & News offering order pickup & free delivery
List of local farms selling produce, compiled by WSU Cooperative Extension

Volunteers (preferably under 60) needed to pack boxes for the PA Food Bank:
(similar help is likely needed at the other food banks)
Volunteer Application – covid19


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC’s guidelines to disinfecting
Disinfecting your home if someone is sick

Why soap is preferable to bleach in the fight against coronavirus
— National Geographic
Best Approach to Disinfecting Surfaces Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
— Infection Control Today
From the NYT: There is growing evidence that anosmia — loss of the sense of smell — may be a coronavirus symptom. Medical experts said that people who lose their ability to smell or taste should isolate themselves for at least a week, even if they are otherwise asymptomatic.

How to safely bring groceries home during the coronavirus

however, this doctor thinks there are simpler common-sense precautions

Coronavirus: These products work best to kill the virus
— World Economic Forum


University of Washington School of Public Health
Q & A Video — March 10

EDGE’s disaster response expert, Nicole Errett, weighs in with advice about what to do and not to do in the face of the current novel coronavirus outbreak


How utilities can help customers and
communities cope with COVID-19

Peninsula Home Fund relaunched to help in crisis — PDN
Donations accepted for those affected by coronavirus


Coronavirus: How to stay healthy and how you can help
The sign-up is for people that are willing to be called on in case Olympic Community Action Programs or one of our approved partners needs additional volunteers. We would like volunteers that are not a part of the “vulnerable population” – ideally under 60, not pregnant, healthy, with no underlying illness that compromises your immune system, and have not been exposed to anyone with Coronavirus symptoms (cough, fever, difficulty breathing).


Making PPE for our Healthworkers

Information About the Virus

Imperial College COVID-19 Response Team Issues Report

Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs)
to reduce COVID-19 mortality and healthcare demand

Here we present the results of epidemiological modelling which has informed policy-making in the UK and other countries in recent weeks.” — March 16


Meet the 17-Year-Old Behind a Website Tracking Coronavirus Cases That Is Now a Vital Global Resource

Avi Schiffmann’s Coronavirus Dashboard


How to do grocery shopping — The Washington Post

Watch a doctor demonstrate how to safely bring groceries home during the coronavirus crisis — Daily Kos

Wild Edge Farm in PA is offering Farm Fresh Food Boxes of their meat, eggs and produce from noon to 1 PM Saturday in the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church

The Dos and Don’ts of ‘Social Distancing’ — March 12

Experts weigh in on whether you should cancel your dates,
dinner parties, and gym sessions — The Atlantic


Coronavirus: Why You Must Act Now — March 13

Politicians, Community Leaders and Business Leaders: What Should You Do and When?


COVID-19 Resources for Local Climate Groups— 350.org

This is a very interesting list of links related to Climate Action in a Pandemic


Infection Trajectory: | March 16 — Visual Capitalist
See Which Countries are Flattening Their COVID-19 Curve
When masks are unavailable, people become inventive

More Reading

News Stories about CoronaVirus


Cabin Fever Questions

In this time of social distancing,
join Humanities Washington for questions designed to bring you deeper connections.

Visualizing the History of Pandemics

Let’s just put COVID-19 under the
microscope, so to speak
— Visual Capitalist

You’re Grounded: The COVID-19 Effect on Global Flight Capacity — Visual Capitalist
7 Indispensable COVID-19 Resources — Visual Capitalist

Climate Change as a ‘Threat Multiplier’