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Coronavirus Guide

Information for health professionals and the public in the Las Vegas Valley

About this Guide

About this Guide

This guide was created by the UNLV Health Sciences Library. Our goal was to create a one-stop source for collecting relevant and timely information about the 2019 Coronavirus (SARS-Cov-2) also known as (2019-nCov) and the infectious disease associated with the virus (COVID-2019).

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(Image Source: CDC)

How to Navigate this Guide

  • For general health information, please visit the Information for the Public section of this guide. Spanish version available: Para leer la guía en español por favor visita Información para el Público.

  • For clinical and patient care focused information, please visit the Information for Health Care Providers section of this guide.
  • To learn more about how you can combat racism and xenophobia related to COVID-19, please visit the Racism & Xenophobia section of this guide.
  • To find support and resources to assist you and your families living in the Las Vegas area, please visit the Crisis Support Across the Valley section of this guide.
  • To get tips and advice on how to stay healthy and cope with COVID-19  stressors, please visit the Wellness section of this guide.

Print & Screen Reader Version

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Real-Time News Feeds

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To stay up to date with the latest clinical news on emerging health threats, check out the CDC's Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity (COCA) site. This site shares information about upcoming video conference calls (COCA Call), free continuing education opportunities and conferences/training sessions. Information for how to sign up to their mailing list can be found her


Southern Nevada Health District

Includes up to date case count information by total number of cases, city, and Zip Code

Additional News Feeds


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Coronavirus on Twitter

Below are some Twitter accounts and hashtags to use when searching for Coronavirus information on Twitter. As always be wary of information that is not from a trusted source. Consider reviewing the latest information from the World Health Organization (@WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (@CDCgov, @CDCtravel).


Select the hashtag links below to see news threads on the topic.

Note: If you're accessing this guide on your smartphone device and you have the Twitter app downloaded, these links will send you into the Twitter app interface for instant browsing.

#2019nCov         #COVID19        #Covid_19        #Covid-19

#hCov19            #AskWHO         #CDC               #coronavirus 


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