We are working with multiple nonprofits and governments on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis response. Here are some of the resources we think are most useful and comprehensive for understanding the medical realities and the coordinated cross-sector responses required.

Medicine, science, and policy

Rt.live: Effective Reproductive Number
Coronavirus Tech Handbook
CovidX.org Resources
Fast Forward Alumni COVID-19 Responses
Help With Covid projects in search of volunteers
If We’re Not Careful, Tech Could Hurt the Fight against COVID-19, Ria Kalluri et al
Why Asia’s New Wave of Virus Cases Should Worry the World, Motoko Rich (April 2020)
Coronavirus Case Counts Are Meaningless*, Nate Silver (April 2020)
Temporal dynamics in viral shedding and transmissibility of COVID-19, Nature Medicine (April 2020)
US may have to endure social distancing until 2022…, CNN (April 2020)
Why We Don’t Know the True Death Rate for Covid-19, Amy Harmon (April 2020)
The Coronavirus in America: The Year Ahead, Donald G. McNeil, Jr. (April 2020)
C19 Coalition for PPE and lifesaving medical devices
Technology Will Not Save Us, Shira Ovide (April 2020)
Understanding Digital Contact Tracing, USDR (April 2020)
Imagining the World Anew: Iora Health’s COVID-19 Response, Rushika Fernandopulle (May 2020)
Staying ALERT: Navigating COVID-19 Risk Toward a New Normal, PreventEpidemics.org (May 2020)
How the virus won, Derek Watkins et al (June 2020)
“Why are COVID cases increasing while deaths are decreasing?” – Miles Beckett (July 2020)
This coronavirus mutation has taken over the world, Sarah Kaplan and Joel Achenbach (July 2020)

Government coordination

The Coronavirus Pandemic Makes a Case for Megaregions, Anthony Flint (April 2020)
‘Sadness’ and Disbelief from a World Missing American Leadership, Katrin Bennhold (April 2020)
Creating a State Software Collaborative, Beeck Center at Georgetown University (May 2020)
State CIOs Speed Up Digital Services Efforts Amid Recovery, Agam Shaw (May 2020)
Neighbor Express
Remix Explore
“Build Back Better,” Michele Jolin and David Medina, Results for America (June 2020)
US Digital Response
Covid Act Now

Local view: SF Bay Area

How SF battle with HIV/AIDS shaped today’s coronavirus response, Ryan Kost (April 2020)
How San Francisco’s Chinatown Got Ahead of the Coronavirus, Alyson Stamos and Meiying Wu (April 2020)
Hundreds of SF city workers take on ‘emergency’ roles, Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez (April 2020)
Give2SF COVID-19
SF COVID-19 Outbreak Tracking by ZIP Code
California, Oregon & Washington Announce Western States Pact (April 2020)
‘A reality check on the math’: What’s ahead for California and COVID-19, Sam Levin (April 2020)
Small Business Resources from the Office of Senator Scott Wiener
Cal Nonprofits COVID-19 Resources for Nonprofits
SF.gov Coronavirus (COVID-19) information
California Coronavirus Tracker, SF Chronicle
Testing blitz in SF shows COVID-19 struck mostly low-wage workers, Usha Le McFarling (May 2020)
Why the coronavirus is surging in Alameda County, Erin Allday (May 2020)

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