Coronavirus COVID-19: Links You Can Trust

Coronavirus COVID-19 has been the subject of many recent news and social media reports. With the increase of fake and unreliable news, we suggest going to the following trusted sources to learn more about this topic.

Maryland Resources

Updates from Maryland Governor Hogan

Baltimore Resources

Health Insurance for Uninsured Marylanders

Maryland Department of Health

Legal Help from Maryland Access to Justice

Legal Help from Lawyer in the Library Service

Maryland 211

World Health Organization (WHO)

The World Health Organization (WHO) is a trusted, authoritative source for public health information. The WHO announced the official name for the disease that is causing the 2020 outbreak of coronavirus disease: COVID-19.

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are our nation’s premier authority on public health information.


MedlinePlus offers up-to-date information in language you can understand. MedlinePlus is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world's largest medical library, which is part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is a not-for-profit news cooperative that is widely considered the least biased reporting in the U.S.

Johns Hopkins University

U.S. Department of State

The U.S. Department of State provides updated information about travel safety and security. 

Hesperian Fact Sheets in Spanish and French

Hesperian Health Guides is a reliable nonprofit health information source that has translated a COVID-19 fact sheet into French and Spanish. More languages will be available soon.