BiblioTech Public Library is committed to providing as much access to accurate information surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic as possible. While we will continue to update our website, as well as Facebook and Twitter, we wanted to also provide links to resources with reliable, frequently updated information.
- Locally, be sure to check the Bexar County COVID-19 Prevention Guide, and follow Bexar County on Facebook and Twitter.
- Nationally, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) provides guidance on the virus.
- The CDC also offers guidance on specifics, such as traveling and holding gatherings or events.
- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has a comprehensive summary of what has happened and what is happening regarding the pandemic.
- This includes information on How COVID-19 Spreads, as well as What to Do If You Are Sick, plus much more
- The World Health Organization (WHO), also has a COVID-19 Guide.
- Johns Hopkins University has a frequently updated map of confirmed cases, as well as outcomes.
- The University also offers daily situation reports and downloadable fact sheets, as well as a very interesting Myth Versus Fact article about the virus.
- Lastly, here are some free research links offered by some of our scholarly databases:
As a reminder, for the prevention of both COVID-19 and the flu, it is recommended that everyone:
- Wash your hands for at least twenty seconds throughout the day. Where soap and water is unavailable, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue and then dispose of the tissue.
- Stay home if you are feeling ill.