Coronavirus web links

Following are some important web links about the coronavirus outbreak, including health background and government regulations and programs. Suggestions for additions or changes are welcome, to info@eastlakeseattle.org.

Washington State Department of Health web page on the coronavirus (includes the Governor’s emergency orders): http://www.doh.wa.gov/emergencies/coronavirus

King County Board of Public Health web page on the coronavirus (includes emergency orders that apply only to King County; and fact sheets in several languages): http://kingcounty.gov/covid

National Public Radio’s Science Friday half-hour show about the science behind hand washing, sanitizers, and other means of protection: http://www.sciencefriday.com/segments/sanitizing-coronavirus

Seattle Mayor web page on the coronavirus: http://www.seattle.gov/mayor/covid-19

Seattle City Council web page on the coronavirus: http://www.seattle.gov/council … d-19-information-and-resources

Guidance on when, and when not, to call 911 WA Division of Emergency Management graphic: click here; and Washington State Department of Health: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emerge … aredBeSafe/GetReady/Calling911

Municipal Research and Services Center (WA) web page on coronavirus resources: http://mrsc.org/Home/Explore-T … Public-Health-Emergencies.aspx

Seattle Times ongoing coverage of coronavirus: http://st.news/coronavirus

Oregon Health Authority, Public Health Division web page on coronavirus: http://www.oregon.gov/oha/ph/d … ng-respiratory-infections.aspx

U.S. Centers for Disease Control web page on protecting against coronavirus: http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

World Health Organization web page on the coronavirus: http://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus

Federation of American Scientists web page on the science of the coronavirus (debunks misinformation): http://fas.org/ncov

Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource Center web page with extensive medical and public health guidance and background: http://coronavirus.jhu.edu

Federal Trade Commission web page on coronavirus scams: http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/fe … ronavirus-scams-what-ftc-doing

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau web page on coronavirus consumer issues: http://www.consumerfinance.go … lly-from-impact-of-coronavirus

Office of the Washington Insurance Commissioner web page on insurance aspects of coronavirus: http://www.insurance.wa.gov/coronavirus

Seattle Hospitality Emergency Fund GoFundMe site for workers whose hours have been curtailed by this crisis and not being otherwise compensated. To donate or apply for assistance: http://www.gofundme.com/f/seattle-hospitality-emergency-fund.

#MakeAJoyfulNoise — Thursdays at 8 p.m. “Open our windows, stand on our balconies, from our front yards, backyards or anywhere: make a joyful noise letting the health care, public safety, and other front line workers know how much we appreciate them in this crisis!”