With the spread of COVID-19, social media becomes an increasingly appealing way to stay in contact with friends and family, which is particularly important for our psychological health as we all begin to engage in social distancing AKA sitting on your couch at home.
However, social media can also be a source of misinformation and bad advice – some of it even dangerously wrong.
Here’s a list of trustworthy spots to stay up to date with COVID-19. We will update this continuously, so feel free to bookmark!
Your ultimate go-tos for updates on COVID-19:
- The WHO:
- The CDC:
- NIH (National Institutes of Health)
Next best place: medical research universities
*We highly recommend that when reading from other outlets such as the ones below, always check to see if they source their news from one of the 3 reliable organizations from above!
- John Hopkins University, Mapping 2019-nCov:
- The NY Times:
Other cool spots to find information
- Google’s COVID Site