COVID-19 Resource List for Healthcare Workers
Published: 05 April 2020
Published: 05 April 2020
A variety of excellent resources and clinical guidelines are rapidly emerging as global health experts combine forces to inform the worldwide community about the scope of the pandemic and developments in treatment.
Many media organisations around the world are also creating their own platforms for tracking the virus and its impact on every continent is being updated in close-to realtime.
This curated list organises some of the need-to-know facts and resources for healthcare workers on COVID-19 in one place, so that you can be confident your knowledge is kept up to date as the fight to stop the spread continues.(Note: This resource is intended as a useful guide and should not replace the information and advice given by government health organisations. Always refer to health.gov.au for the most up-to-date information on COVID-19.)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) health alerts from the Department of Health as well as the latest official medical advice and case numbers.
The Department of Health's page for the coronavirus' (COVID-19) current situation in Australia and reported case numbers state-by-state, with useful graphics. Updated on a daily basis.
Take a look at the COVID-19 situation on a global scale with the WHO's Situation Dashboard, updated every few hours.
Similar to the WHO's Situation Dashboard, this dashboard from the CSSE at John Hopkins University offers the same global information with a few extra options for breaking down the data. Updated every few days.
Probably the best available resource for charting the COVID-19 spread across Australia, the ABC have provided several living graphics and breakdowns of data, from confirmed number of cases in Australia, to deaths, to the number of tests by state, and more. Updated daily.
A series of National Guidelines on the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), developed with the CDNA. This should be one of the go-to resources for all healthcare professionals on COVID-19 advice and best-practices in Australia.
Information for healthcare professionals from the CDC, including current interim guidance and recommendations.
The WHO's home for all updates, advice and FAQs to do with the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
A page of useful infographics and video resources from Healthdirect Australia for both healthcare professionals and the general public.
An interactive news story from The New York Times on 'How the Virus Got Out'. Fascinating visual storytelling on how the COVID-19 coronavirus was spread from Wuhan, China, right around the world.
A useful, free coronavirus (COVID-19) symptom checker from Healthdirect Australia.
The government's free mobile app providing official information and advice on the state of coronavirus in Australia.
A collection of resources for the general public and industry about coronavirus (COVID-19) including fact sheets specific to residential aged care facilities, international travellers and more.
A curated list of COVID-19-related resources from around the web covering news releases, to government guidelines, academic research and more.
A free course from the ACP on understanding the COVID-19 coronavirus, as well as further resources. Updated regularly.
The Department of Health's free COVID-19 Infection Control Training course, recommended for all Australian healthcare workers.
Ausmed's collection of CPD education and resources to support healthcare workers through the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.
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