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State of Delaware Resources
For questions about COVID-19 in Delaware, call 2-1-1.
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Resources from the Delaware Division of Libraries
Online Learning Pertaining to Libraries
Additional Resources Pertaining to Libraries
ALA Executive Board Recommends Closing Libraries to Public
American Libraries, March 17, 2020
The American Library Association (ALA) Executive Board released this statement March 17 in support of libraries and library workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates
IMLS/Institute of Museum and Library Services
Includes news and updates, statements from IMLS Director, official government information and resources, and other COVID-19 resources for libraries and museums.
Coronavirus Pandemic (2019-2020)
Library of the Future
Information about the possible near- and long-term implications for the current coronavirus pandemic, iincluding information about the possible ways communities will respond to the pandemic and implications for specific areas of society.
Information Services Providers
ISPs who are working together with the library community to better serve the global information community through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Libraries and the Coronavirus: Evolving Information and Resources
What libraries can do; library-specific resource compilations; library closure information, data collection & surveys in the field; events; & virtual programming resources.
Pandemic Preparedness: Resources for Libraries
Information about preparing for a pandemic, including library-specific policy suggestions and more universal resources on pandemic education, prevention and preparation.
Resources to Support Libraries & Educators Impacted by COVID-19
Includes curriculum aligned resources to support online learning from pre-K through undergraduate, live and on-demand training materials, professional development eBooks, and Gale resources on health-related topics and global issues.
Social Library, COVID-19 Edition
Examples of how libraries are communicating with their communities and innovative ways they're adapting to the limitations of social distancing on library services and programs.
Library Staff as Public Servants
A field guide for preparing to support communities in crisis.
How to Help Patrons During COVID-19
DDL LibGuide with authoritative information on COVID-19 for library patrons.
Coronavirus Misinformation Tracking Center
Lists all the news and information sites in the U.S., the U.K., France, Italy, and Germany that NewsGuard has so far identified as publishing materially false information about the virus.
Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines
Centers for Disease Control/CDC
A Guide to COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) for Public Libraries
NNLM/National Network of Libraries of Medicine
Includes online resources, information in Spanish, news resources, maps and visualizations, and books.
How Patrons Can Access DHSS Services
List detailing how clients and potential clients of DHSS can make inquiries about services by division.To apply for many DHSS services, Delawareans are encouraged to use DHSS’ online portal, ASSIST (https://assist.dhss.delaware.gov/). Seniors and individuals with disabilities can also visit the Delaware Aging and Disability Resource Center’s website (https://dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dsaapd/adrc.html) or call 1-800-223-9074.
Information for Businesses