It’s not always easy to know where you can turn to find credible information about COVID-19, which is why we have put together a list of online resources that you and your family can use to stay up-to-date on COVID-19. Staying informed is essential during this time, so we recommend visiting these websites for new information frequently.
The CDC has information that covers just about any topic related to COVID-19, and a wealth of knowledge on avoiding COVID-19 and what to do if you think you have the virus. They also have updated information about activities like visiting beaches and pools and traveling within the U.S. as more states and facilities begin opening up. Their website also contains helpful information about who should be taking extra precautions during this time.
Under this website's "Latest News" section there is a wide range of trusted articles that cover where the number of cases is rising and falling, disinfectants that are safe to use, and other helpful information. It is a simple and easy-to-use website that lays out pertinent information in a clear manner.
The World Health Organization’s website is an excellent resource for world news regarding the coronavirus pandemic. Their front page offers quick links to resources about coronavirus-related scams, advice for the public and healthcare workers, as well as general updates about research developments and the overall situation. There are also graphs and statistics available that describe where cases are concentrated.
For local information related to COVID-19, Fredericksburgva.gov has a page dedicated to updating our community on how the coronavirus is affecting Fredericksburg, VA. There is information about where to buy face masks, business assistance, and COVID-19 testing sites. They also have video updates and current news articles and local ordinances that are available in English and Spanish.