Helpful Links and Information about Covid-19

As of Saturday, March 14th, the Portage District Library is closed. See full details here:

Information about the closing of the Library due to Covid-19 requirements

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information You Can Use

With the arrival of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Michigan, you may be wondering where to find the latest up-to-date, accurate information. The links below can help.

Flattening the Curve for COVID-19: What Does It Mean and How Can You Help?: A guide from U of M Health that helps to explain why many organizations, schools, and business are cancelling events and modifying services.

Tips for Social Distancing, Quarantine, and Isolation During an Infectious Disease Outbreak: A fact sheet from the U.S. Department of Health that explains the difference between social distancing, quarantine, and isolation and the purpose behind each strategy.

Coronavirus Disease 2020 (COVID-19): What Michigan is Doing: A website by the Michigan government with updates on testing and confirmed cases around the state, as well as guidance for residents, health care professionals, childcare and school administrators, and employers on current best practices.

Health and Community Services Department COVID-19 Information: Updates and guidance from the Kalamazoo Health and Community Services Department.

CDC: The latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

WHO Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak: Information and guidance from the World Health Organization, including tips for protecting yourself and the answers to frequently asked questions.

World Health Organization Myth Busters: Heard a rumor about coronavirus and aren’t sure if it’s true? Check the World Health Organization’s Myth Busters guide.

National Institutes of Health Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary: A U.S. Department of Health and Human Services guide to symptoms, prevention, frequently asked questions, information for travel, and more.

Be informed and be well.