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Sun1:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Digital Fabrication Lab

Sun12:00 am - 12:00 am

Germans from Russia Heritage Collection

Sun12:00 am - 12:00 am

NDSU Archives

Sun12:00 am - 12:00 am

Business Learning Center

Mon12:00 pm - 5:00 pm *

Klai Juba Wald Architectural Studies Library

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P. N. Haakenson Health Sciences Library

Sun12:00 am - 12:00 am

NDSU Nursing at Sanford Health Library

Sun12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Home Research Guides Covid-19 information

Covid-19 information

COVID Numbers

NDSU is tracking cases on campus. This information can be found here.

There is a new North Dakota Dashboard available with state and county information and daily updates like this graph of new cases. Updates are also available through the Department of Health's Twitter feed:

Other sources for national statistics include Johns Hopkins and the Centers for Disease Control.

Sources of information

Federal Information

National Information

COVID-19 projections for U.S. states, and other countries, assuming full social distancing through May 2020

The CDC now recommends everyone wear a facemask when outdoors.
DYI masks.

National Institutes of Health

Coronavirus (COVID-19)
News, research, and grants.

"LitCovid is a curated literature hub for tracking up-to-date scientific information about the 2019 novel Coronavirus. It is the most comprehensive resource on the subject, providing a central access to 13634 (and growing) relevant articles in PubMed. The articles are updated daily and are further categorized by different research topics and geographic locations for improved access."

CDC publications:

Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) regarding Covid-19

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report-Podcasts


H.R.6201 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act
This bill responds to the coronavirus outbreak by providing paid sick leave and free coronavirus testing, expanding food assistance and unemployment benefits, and requiring employers to provide additional protections for health care workers.

Compiled resources:

Coronavirus Pandemic: Reliable Government Information Resources

Sources from various government agencies addressing issues like travel, safety, and what to do if you are ill.

The official, national website for the pandemic.

Timeline of Events Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Government Accountability Office: Pandemics

Lessons to inform federal preparedness for and response to public health crises, including pandemics like COVID-19.


Hygiene and cleaning:

New coronavirus stable for hours on surfaces

‘The scientists found that severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) was detectable in aerosols for up to three hours, up to four hours on copper, up to 24 hours on cardboard and up to two to three days on plastic and stainless steel.’

Disinfection guidance

Products with EPA-approved 

emerging viral pathogens claims

Coronavirus Scams

Avoid Coronavirus Scams

State Information

North Dakota

North Dakota page of the IHME model.: COVID-19 projections assuming full social distancing through May 2020

Guidelines for buinesses that are trying to reopen.

The official North Dakota Covid-19 site. Information from the Governor, the Department of Health and other state sources.

UND Coronavirus blog 

City of Fargo / Cass County COVID-19 Response
Includes information on closures.

GF Schools Update
The Grand Forks School District will not hold classes from March 16 - 20, 2020
GF/EGF Update COVID-19 Response
The Cities of Grand Forks and East Grand Forks would like to provide an update on the response to the COVID-19 virus.

End of life planning


Form for indicating who can make health care decisions for you if you are incapacitated, and directions for your treatment.

About Estate Planning

Estate planning is a process by which individuals develop a vision for how their affairs will be finalized at the time of their death. 

Minnesota Information

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), Minnesota

Moorhead COVID-19 resources

COVID-19 Hotlines:

Health questions:
651-201-3920 or 1-800-657-3903
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Schools and child care questions:
651-297-1304 or 1-800-657-3504
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

DYI masks

NDSU Library's DYI mask page
Tutorials and instructions for making your own masks. Organizations that currently need mask donations.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Minnesota site on donating PPE