COVID-19 Resources

John Hopkins Contact Tracing Course

Learn about the science of SARS-CoV-2, including the infectious period, the clinical presentation of COVID-19, and the evidence for how SARS-CoV-2 is transmitted from person-to-person and why contact tracing can be such an effective public health intervention.


What To Do &

 How to Cope At Home

Mental Health

Mental Health Information for Disease Outbreaks

Stress and Coping during COVID-19 (CDC)

Mental Health Tool Kit

Drug Abuse and COVID-19

Mental Health Considerations During COVID-19 (WHO)

Updated Mental Health Guide (NAMI)

Anxiety Screening Tool (MHA)

Talking to Kids About Coronavirus

En Espanol

Supporting Kids During COVID-19

Keeping Your Kids Busy

Coloring book/story that teaches kids about COVID-19


Sarasota County Schools Drive-Thru Meal Service

Feeding America Food Pantries


Help and recipes for families to be able to make affordable, healthy meals:


No Kid Hungry website:


No Kid Hungry Emergency Grant Application in response to COVID-19:

Florida Department of Health

COVID-19 24 hour hotline



For More COVID-19 Resources

 Florida Department of Health Website

World Health Organization

National Center for Biotechnology Information: Rapid Access to SARS-COV-2 Data


Book Excerpt- Features, Evaluation and Treatment COVID-19


Johns Hopkins Webcast on COVID-19


John Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center


Coronavirus: Why systematic Problems Leave U.S. at Risk


The History of Pandemics


Mass. General Grand Rounds COVID-19


CDC on COVID- 19


Florida’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard


National Medical Association


Florida Department of Health Updates and Information


Case by Case Daily report FL Dept of Health…statistical (graphs etc) data

Empowering Voices Dr. Lisa Merritt Explains Why Covid-19 Can Worsen Diabetes & Hypertension - 03/22/2020

Resources Recommended by the National Medical Association

1. For information regarding Screening for SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19:

2. For information on the Economic Effects of COVID-19 on Minorities:

3. For information regarding Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Healthcare Settings:

4. For information on Managing Stress associated with COVID-19:

5. For information on the level of Global Disease Burden:

6. For information on the Outpatient Management for Pregnant Women With Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19:

7. For information on COVID-19 in the Pediatric Population:

8. For information on Hospital Care of COVID-19 patients, including ICU:

9. For information on Updated Telehealth and HIPAA guidelines:

10. For information regarding Legal Issues and COVID-19: