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Useful Links for COVID-19 Resources
What is the University of Minnesota doing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic?
UMN Health Alert: Coronavirus (COVID-19). The University of Minnesota is closely monitoring the emerging public health concern involving the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). This website has all the latest details regarding updates and policies.
See also: FAQ: Information for UMN students, faculty and staff, FAQ: About COVID-19 and travel advisories, FAQ: How the University is preparing and responding.
CIDRAP COVID-19 Resource Center. The Center for Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP) is tracking and analyzing the rapidly evolving novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The CIDRAP COVID-19 Resource Center provides a deep well of information for public health experts, business preparedness leaders, government officials, and the public.
OACA COVID-19 Updates. The Office of Academic Affairs shares COVID-19 updates and resources, including messages from Jakub Tolar, MD, PhD, our Campus Public Health Officer.
SPH UMN General COVID-19. The University of Minnesota's School of Public Health has compiled a list of COVID-19 resources.
UMASH COVID-19. UMASH has compiled a list of national and regional resources to address COVID-19.
Community Resources on COVID-19. The University of Minnesota Medical School Program in Health Disparities Research (PHDR) has put together a list of community resources on COVID-19.
Where can I find COVID-19 resources at the University of Minnesota?
COVID-19 Clinical Training Resources. The Office of Academic Clinical Affairs has compiled just-in-time clinical training resources in response to COVID-19 educational needs.
UMN COVID-19 Guidance for the Research Community. Ongoing guidance about University of Minnesota research activities, updated when new information becomes available.
Lab Guidance & Diagnostics. The Center for Disease Research and Policy has curated a selection of COVID-19 lab guidance and diagnostics resources.
UMN Libraries Subject Guide of COVID-19 Resources
What COVID-19 learning resources are available?
COVID-19: Quarantine, Containment and Mitigation. Recorded lecture. UMN Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Susan Kilne, MD, MPD, March 12, 2020.
Coronavirus 2019: Another Unforced Error. Recorded lecture. UCSD Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Robert (Chip) Schooley, MD, March 18, 2020.
What COVID-19 tools are available?
CIDRAP COVID-19 Communication Tools. The Center for Disease Research and Policy has curated a selection of COVID-19 communication tools, including fact sheets, videos, training.
M Health Fairview - Don't Kid With COVID Social Distancing. Short Video by M Health Fairview on understanding social distancing and how it can benefit you and others.
Don't Kid with COVID Hand Washing. Short Video by M Health Fairview on hand washing.
What COVID-19 remote teaching resources are available?
Keep Teaching. Find resources to keep teaching when in-person class activities are disrupted due to closure of the University or widespread absences, instructors may need to use alternative instruction methods, such as moving your course materials and learning activities online.
Where can I find COVID-19 resources?
Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention keeps an up-to-date website with all the latest COVID-19 details.
Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Case. A visualization of virus cases, deaths, and recoveries by Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE).
UpToDate. Section on COVID-19 clinical resources for clinicians and patients.
DHS Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Memorandum on Identification of Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers During COVD-19 Response. The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) executes the Secretary of Homeland Security’s responsibilities as assigned under the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide strategic guidance, promote a national unity of effort, and coordinate the overall federal effort to ensure the security and resilience of the Nation's critical infrastructure.
NIH COVID-19 Worker Resources. NIH educational resources for coronavirus workers dealing with the spread of COVID-19.
Where can I find literature on COVID-19?
WHO Database of COVID-19 Publications. WHO is gathering the latest scientific findings and knowledge on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and compiling it in a database. We update the database daily from searches of bibliographic databases, hand searches of the table of contents of relevant journals, and the addition of other relevant scientific articles that come to our attention.
NIH's LitCovid. LitCovid is a curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus. The articles are updated daily and are further categorized by different research topics and geographic locations for improved access.
NIH iSearch COVID-19 portfolio is NIH’s comprehensive, curated source for publications related to COVID-19. This portfolio includes articles from PubMed and pre-prints from arXiv, medRxiv, bioRxiv, and ChemRxiv. The portfolio is updated daily with the latest available data.
Congressional Research Service COVID-19 Reports. All reports published by the Library of Congress cataloged in the Homeland Security Digital Library.
Where can I find COVID-19 research resources?
Research Computing at UMN. This page is a great resource for high performance computing. MSI, UMII and U-Spatial are all willing to collaborate where it would be helpful.
23andMe Research Innovation Collaborations Program. The 23andMe Research Innovation Collaborations Program pairs academic researchers with 23andMe scientists to perform analyses using de-identified, aggregated data from the 23andMe Research Cohort. 23andMe will consider collaboration proposals focused on COVID-19. These proposals can include studies of outcomes, comorbidities, health disparities, and impacts of policies implemented to address the pandemic. Next application deadline is December 12, 2020.
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) Expedited, Rapid Access Call for COVID-19 Research. The ANL Advanced Photon Source is providing expedited remote access for research related to COVID-19. Ongoing.
COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium. Free compute time and resources on consortium partners’ world-class machines.
DOE National Virtual Biotechnology Laboratory (NVBL) The U.S. Department of Energy NVBL is a consortium of DOE National laboratories, each with core capabilities relevant to the threats posed by COVID-19. The NVBL leverages DOE user facilities, including light and neutron sources, nanoscale science centers, sequencing and bio-characterization facilities, and high performance computer facilities, to address key challenges in responding to the pandemic. DOE user facilities are available to users in all sectors of the research community.
Idaho National Laboratory COVID-19 Technical Assistance Program. The Department of Energy’s COVID-19 Technical Assistance Program (CTAP)will provide targeted funding to DOE's national laboratory system to assist non-DOE entities working to combat the coronavirus pandemic. CTAP is designed to allow external entities to engage directly with DOE lab researchers. Applications accepted until September 8, 2020.
National Dental Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN). The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) is seeking proposals for high-impact COVID-19 related research that can use the PBRN. Applications due November 2, 2020.
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Environmental Datasets for Infectious Disease Modeling. NOAA has created a dedicated website to facilitate access to environmental data commonly used in infectious disease modeling.
Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) Swiss Light Source (SLS) has opened a "PRIORITY COVID-19 Call” for short proposals and quick peer review for rapid access to beamtime. The call will be open until early September 2020.
Sandia National Laboratories Rapid Technology Deployment Program is providing free, temporary, non-exclusive licenses for technology and processes patented at Sandia National Laboratories to any US business who can use the inventions to solve the COVID-19 crisis.