Sharing accurate information from trusted sources is critical to reduce misinformation. Find reliable and current information about the outbreak from local, state and national agencies below.
Livingston County Resources
Livingston County Department of Health: Local information about COVID-19 from Livingston County.
Livingston County Human Services Collaborative Body: List of area agencies working together to help meet community needs. Find information about accessing help with food, shelter/utilities, transportation, mental health, etc. This page will be continually updated by area agencies.
State of Michigan Resources
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services: The state website contains general information about the virus as well as Michigan-specific information, including the number of confirmed cases.
CDC Coronavirus Information: This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] will provide updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance.
Johns Hopkins University: Contains key resources and information about COVID-19 as well as frequent updates. The website also includes a live tracking map that is continuously updated.
National Library of Medicine (MedlinePlus): Contains information about the virus as well as statistics.
Tips for Social Distancing: This U.S. Department of Health and Human Services fact sheet explains social distancing practices.
Tips for talking to children about Coronavirus:
How to Talk to Kids About Coronavirus: PBS resource for parents about talking to kids about coronavirus, hygiene habits, social distancing, and more.
Communicating with Children during the COVID-19 Outbreak: from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, a comprehensive resource for parents and caregivers.
Scholastic Resources on Covid19 for kids: Age-appropriate information for parents to share with their kids, from Scholastic Magazine.