COVID-19 response from the CDC
Monday, March 16, 2020

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.