Reliable Coronavirus (COVID-19) Info Resources
Provides regular updates on all aspects of the disease. It features extensive information on coronavirus vaccines, including myths and facts, side effects, where to get vaccinated, booster shots, and official vaccination cards. The site also tracks COVID-19 cases and deaths, vaccines administered and transmission levels by county, and has information for schools, businesses, community centers and travelers.
Provides a summary of the virus origins, details on prevention (handwashing!), and handouts for children and adults, plus links to statistics and a site de-bunking Coronavirus (COVID-19) myths.
As part of the National Library of Medicine, MedlinePlus is an online health resource that provides easily accessible consumer health information in English and Spanish.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) FAQs from WHO, a United Nations agency dedicated to world public health. Information covered in FAQs includes how the virus is spread, symptoms, prevention methods, information regarding treatment, mythbusting, and more.
Covers protective measures, such as masking and distancing, and their effects on kids, age-based tips for parents working from home during the pandemic, multi-system inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C), keeping kids safe at school, and preparing children for COVID-19 vaccination. The information is also available in Spanish.
Compiled from reliable scientific sources, this accessible database from the well-regarded fact checkers at Politifact dispels many common COVID-19 myths.
Other Important COVID-19 Contacts:
People under self-quarantine or exposure to a known case: (866) 588-0195
NYS Department of Health COVID-19 Hotline: (888) 364-3065 (24/7)
Putnam/Westchester County COVID-19 Information: Call 211
Includes local information and updates about the status of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Putnam County.