We strongly recommend that you get your information on COVID-19 from reputable sources. There is a lot of misinformation about the virus available online. Sunderland Public Library recommends these sources:
For information about COVID-19 and for medical referrals, please call 2-1-1.
Center for Disease Control: CDC is the nation’s health protection agency, working 24/7 to protect America from health and safety threats, both foreign and domestic. This link provides you with access to comprehensive information about the virus, it’s global effects, and what you can do to protect yourself.
World Health Organization: An reputable international health organization. This link provides you with access to comprehensive information about the virus, its global effects, and what you can do to protect yourself.
Commonwealth of Massachusetts – COVID-19 Information: Information from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health on COVID-19. This site has the most up-to-date information about the virus and its effects in Massachusetts.
COVID-19 Cases, Quarantine, and Monitoring from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Public Health. This page provides daily updates on COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts.
Stay-At-Home Order from Governor of Massachusetts Charlie Baker. The Governor recommends that citizens stay at home as much as possible to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Many workplaces and non-essential businesses are closed. Gatherings of more than ten people are prohibited. This order is in effect through Monday, April 6th.
COVID-19 vs. the Flu: An article by John Hopkins Medical, comparing COVID-19 to other flu viruses.