March 5, 2020

Coronavirus Information

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NOTE: This post was updated Tuesday March 31, 2020.

The Library has made several changes to services in response to the public health crisis. Please go here to read more about our virtual programs and services.
 

Coronavirus Resources

Here is a list of helpful resources for information about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
 


Local information:

Peterborough Select Board meetings are recorded and available here. The last few meetings are specific to COVID-19.

Town of Peterborough updates are on the town website here.

NEW Facebook page created – Peterborough Area Cares During COVID-19. The page has LOCAL resources and offers of help.

HELP sew cotton face masks. The pattern is here. Drop-off at Peterborough Library, Grapevine (Antrim), or First Service Title Company (Jaffrey).

Monadnock Ledger Transcript has a COVID-19 health news and closures page free to all online readers here.

The Conval School District has closed all schools until May 4th. Information is available here about the district’s response.
NH Department of Health and Human Services- updates specific to NH.

Monadnock Hospital has a great list of resources and local information.
 

Trusted information:

Medline Plus- a great overview and deeper understanding of coronavirus testing explained here.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention- comprehensive information and updates here and facts on Prevention here.


Avoid misinformation:


The World Health Organization put together a great Myth Buster FAQ here.

Newsbusters is tracking misinformation on COVID-19 here.
 

Talking with Kids:

Check out this great comic explaining the coronavirus for kids. We have some printed copies available at the library.

Clean Hands video for kids provided by CDC.
Author: Corinne Chronopoulos
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