COVID-19 Center

Stay informed about the latest information from about about COVID-19 from trusted sources. Make sure your information comes from reliable sources — your local or national public health agency, the World Health Organization (WHO) website, or your local health professional

Most people who become infected experience mild illness and recover, but it can be more severe for others, particularly older people and those with underlying medical conditions. Here are some simple steps you can take to protect your health and the health of other people. Everyone can follow these recommendations. They are particularly important if you are in an area where people are known to have COVID-19.

1.  Wash your hands frequently
2.  Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
3.  Cover your cough
4.  Avoid crowded places and close contact with anyone that has fever or cough
5.  Stay at home if you feel unwell
6.  If you have a fever, cough and difficulty breathing, seek medical care early — but call first
7.  Get information from trusted sources

Resources:

Church Preparation and Response to Potential Pandemics

Coronavirus Awareness bulletin inserts

This explores influence of underlying conditions, age and overall health in context of people who have died or recovered from COVID-19. Helpful read and scatter data graphs. Prevention and supportive care, if infected, assist in avoiding fatalities.

You may be overwhelmed w/ info. READ and DO these consistently PLEASE to reduce risk of infection to get sick, or your being a vector to take virus to others who are vulnerable. ️

https://www.who.int/dg/speeches/detail/who-director-general-s-opening-remarks-at-the-media-briefing-on-covid-19—11-march-2020

https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/us/coronavirus-us-cases.html

Guidance for NJ DCF-Linked Programs in Response to COVID-19


Webinars:

  1. What We Need to Know and Do: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) AMEC Webinar
  2. Webinar #2: What We Need to Know and Do: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
    1. Webinar Powerpoint Presentation:  Download Here

Websites

CDC Coronavirus Response 

Subject Matter Experts Contact Information

A . Oveta Fuller, PhD
African Studies Center, International Institute 
Microbiology and Immunology, Medical School
5618 Medical Sciences 2
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-5620
734 647-3830 office;  734 276-1548 international cell

Rev. Miriam J. Burnett, MD, MDiv, MPH 
Pastor, Historic Jones Tabernacle AME Church
Medical Director, AMEC International Health Commission
Tel:  770-328-2002