Bridgewater College Coronavirus Webpage
This page provides all relevant information regarding the College's reaction to the coronavirus. For more information on BC Eagles returning to campus, please click here.
Town of Bridgewater COVID-19 Alert
The town of Bridgewater created a two-page document that includes information about coronavirus and the precautions that they are taking to prevent the spread. It also provides a good snapshot of what precautions it asks of its residents.
Virginia Department of Health's COVID-19 Information Page
Here, you will be able to access information about coronavirus in the state of Virginia. If you're looking for quick information, visit the COVID-19 dashboard. If you're worried that you may have some symptoms, visit the COVIDCHECK page, you are able to get information about symptoms and testing.
CDC's Coronavirus Page
This site provides all relevant information about the coronavirus pandemic in the United States. You can find information on how COVID-19 spreads, how to protect yourself and others from COVID, traveling during the pandemic, and so much more.
Johns Hopkins' Coronavirus Resource Center
As one of the leading research facilities on coronavirus in the United States, Johns Hopkins has put together a map that demonstrates by county: the number of confirmed coronavirus cases, coronavirus deaths, and fatality rate. Data is pulled once per day to ensure accurate information by county.
A pared-down, easy-to-understand site, coronavirus.gov is developed by the CDC, the White House, and FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) to help individuals get the basics of coronavirus in the United States. If you're looking for quick information, check here.
WHO Coronavirus Page
The World Health Organization (WHO) provides information about the coronavirus pandemic worldwide. It provides advice for the public, country-level guidance, information on global research and development regarding COVID-19, and much more.
United Nations COVID-19 Response
The UN here provides a wealth of information about their policies and initiatives in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. It also includes a guide to working together worldwide in order to recover more effectively.
Our World in Data
Developed by Oxford University, Our World in Data aims to aggregate and analyze large worldwide datasets to get a better understanding of policy differences across different regions of the world. Their coronavirus page includes information on how different countries have reacted to the pandemic through their policies, including stay-at-home orders, public information campaigns, school closures, and more.
The pandemic can be a difficult time for a number of reasons. You might be feeling stressed, anxious, or lonely due to social distancing. If you're experiencing effects of the pandemic on your mental health, make sure to practice self care and reach out to Counseling Services. They are available Monday through Friday 8a to 4:30p. Appointments can be made in person, via email at email@example.com, or by phone at (540) 828-5402.
You may also reach out to BC Care to submit a CARE report, which has a "COVID-19 related difficulty" section. Simply input this under "Nature of this Report" and you will be connected with the individual who can best assist you with your concerns.
If you're just looking for someone to talk to, try Mental Health America of Virginia's Warm Line at 1-866-400-MHAV (6428). They are available Monday through Friday 9a to 9p, and Saturday to Sunday 5p to 9p.
If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health emergency, call (540) 434-1766 to reach Rockingham County's Emergency Mental Health team. They are available 24/7.
COVID-19 (or coronavirus) is a respiratory illness that is categorized by a wide range of symptoms that can range in severity from mild to severe. These symptoms include, but are not limited to:
Symptoms generally manifest between 2 and 14 days after exposure to the virus. Additionally it is possible for individuals to be exposed to the disease and not exhibit any symptoms, thus being a carrier of the disease. For more information, please visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) COVID-19 website.
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