The situation with the Coronavirus is constantly changing. Even with the library being closed to the public, we want to make as many reliable online resources available to you as we can and provide updates as they are announced.
Protect Yourself Financially from the Impact of Coronavirus
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says there are a number of ways you can protect yourself and your loved ones financially from the impact of COVID-19. Whether you have suffered a loss of income, you are having trouble paying your bills, or feel you have been targeted by a scammer, this article provides resources for you.
Information About COVID-19
Diseases can make anyone sick, regardless of race or ethnicity
Some people are at increased risk of getting COVID-19
Someone who has been released from quarantine or has been released from isolation does not pose a risk of infection to other people
You can help stop COVID-19 by knowing the signs and symptoms
There are simple things you can do to keep yourself and others healthy
The most accurate information about the virus can be found on the following websites:
Wash your hands
- After coughing or sneezing
- When caring for the sick
- Before, during and after you prepare food
- before eating
- After toilet use
- When hands are visibly dirty
- After handling animals or animal waste
If you are unable to wash your hands, use alcohol based (at least 60% alcohol) hand sanitizer.
Self monitor and practice social distancing.
- Take your temperature with a thermometer two times a day
- Do not take public transportation or ride-shares
- Stay home and avoid contact with others
- Avoid crowded places and limit activities in public.
Information from Emergency Management
Information about COVID-19 testing.
Federal Disaster Loans available to small businesses affected by COVID-19
Guidance for large gatherings
Guidance for schools and daycares
Guidance for Employers
Guidance for churches
Guidance for cruise traveling
Guidance for traveling within the United States
Guidance for traveling outside the US
COVID-19 Safety Guidelines for Vulnerable Seniors or Those with Significant Underlying Conditions
If you are have family or others you are caring for with significant underlying conditions or older seniors, please keep in mind the following:
- Significant underlying conditions include heart, lung, kidney disease; diabetes; and conditions that suppress the immune system
- Always focus on prevention such as washing hands frequently
- If possible, do not stay in the same room, or have the sick wear a facemask when entering the room
- Ensure all utensils and surfaces are cleaned regularly