Over the next few days/weeks, Library staff will be curating and posting resources geared towards helping you and your family cope with the COVID-19 pandemic. Posts will include health information, government resources, as well as educational materials for you and your child - if it's out there, we'll find it! Please check back often and let your friends and neighbors know that the Palm Beach County Library System is here for the community!

Coronavirus Advice for Consumers from the FTC The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) provides advice for consumers and businesses about COVID-19 related scams, assistance programs, treatment claims, and more.
Free Childrens eBooks About COVID-19 Dozens of free eBooks about the coronavirus and COVID-19, in multiple languages and for kids, provided by the New York City School Library System.
Aging & Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Seniors 60+ can call the ADRC Helpline for assistance with food, food stamps, covid-19 information such as testing sites, and Medicare or Medicaid. Call 866-684-5885 Monday through Friday 8 am to 5 pm. Assistance available in English, Spanish and Creole.
Coronavirus: A book for children Axel Scheffler has illustrated a digital book for primary school-age children, free for anyone to read on-screen or print out.
Beyond Fake News: COVID-19 Edition Learn how to identify false and misleading information related to the coronavirus outbreak and how to prevent the misinformation from spreading.
Homeland Security Digital Library: COVID-19 Reports Documents from federal government agencies relating ot the Coronavirus Disease 2019 outbreak.
Science Buddies: How Well Do You Wash Your Hands? Try this activity to find out if there are hard-to-wash parts of your hands where germs might be hiding.
Science Matters: Let's Talk About COVID-19 Free online course hosted by Coursera and presented by the Abdul Latif Jameel Institute for Disease Emergency Analytics (J-IDEA) at Imperial College London.
Ask a Librarian Palm Beach County Library staff are available by text or chat during library hours or email anytime and staff will respond during library hours.
Palm Beach County Government County government news and information, including testing sites, cancellations and closures.
211 Helpline Palm Beach County Coronavirus and COVID-19 information and referrals from 211, including health, mental health, food, utilities, and transportation assistance.
Coronavirus Research Database The latest scientific findings and knowledge on coronavirus disease (COVID-19), compiled by the World Health Organization (WHO)
Worldometer Coronavirus Data Detailed data on coronavirus cases, deaths, mortality and transmission rates, and more.
Palm Beach County Schools Coronavirus Information Updates & Hotline Latest coronavirus (COVID-19) updates and hotlines from the School District of Palm Beach County.
Florida Department of Health: COVID-19 Information and news from the Florida Department of Health
Sifting Through the Coronavirus Pandemic Learn skills that will help you to sort fact from fiction on the web.
Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus NPR asked experts to answer questions kids may ask about coronavirus and made it into a comic. Includes a link to a printable zine-style template and instructions on how to fold the template into a small zine.
CDC: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and resources from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
CDC: Enfermedad del Coronavirus 2019 (COVID‑19) Los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) están vigilando de cerca un brote de enfermedad respiratoria causada por un nuevo coronavirus. Esta es una situación emergente que está cambiando rápidamente y los CDC continuarán brindando información actualizada a medida que esté disponible.
Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center Includes interactive world map and data, daily situation reports, podcasts with public health experts, and other useful resources, information, and analysis about the spread and impact of COVID-19.
Florida League of Cities Coronavirus Resources State and federal resources, emergency declarations, and other resources
NewsGuard Coronavirus Misinformation Tracking Center NewsGuard's list of news and information sites in the U.S., the U.K., France, Italy, and Germany that have been identified as publishing materially false information about the virus.
Our World in Data: Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Statistics and research, including explanations of statistics and interactive charts
Talking to Children about COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource From the National Association of School Psychologists, includes a list of additional resources and is available several languages.
New York Times coronavirus coverage Access to coronavirus coverage is free. Sign up with an email address.
Florida's COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard Data from the Florida Department of Health, Division of Disease Control and Health Protection