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Resources and Guidance


Global Pandemic Prediction Dashboard


Aggregated forecasts on critical COVID-19 questions for local governments including global epidemiology, testing and tracking, medical interventions, government policy, economy and business, social and political impact, and clinical science.

International City/County Management Association (ICMA)


Resources to support local governments including local governance, leadership, service delivery, and relief resources.

COVID-19: Local Government Response and Resource Bank


Resources for Local Government from the What Works Cities Network & Others

Smart City Collaboration Framework


Smart city collaboration framework for COVID-19 response: Best practices, use cases and solutions that others are using.


CDC Community Mitigation Framework


Document from the US CDC with guidelines for local communities developing COVID-19 mitigation strategies. Guidance is not specific to the US.

COVID-19: A Frontline Guide for Local Decision


Based on existing guidance from U.S. and global authorities, public health research findings, and lessons observed from countries that have been battling COVID-19 since January 2020, This guide provides an initial seven-point strategy and framework for state, city, and local leaders.

New York State Department of Health


New York State Department of Health: Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

New York City Department of Health


New York City Department of Health guidance regarding COVID-19.


LGA Coronavirus Resources


General lists of resources for Councils in the UK on Coronavirus



Very helpful FAQs document for local councillors with questions including "who is responsible for PPE"etc

Cooperative Councils Innovation Network


A set of case studies and examples of local councils innovating in response to Coronavirus

Lambeth Council Coronavirus Hub Page


Lambeth Council Response example page - Example of a local Government Hub Page

Improvement Service - Covid-19: good council practice


A collection of case studies showing how councils in Scotland have rapidly created innovative solutions to new problems, and collaborated with communities and other organisations throughout the crisis



eu 🔗 https://www.espon.eu/collecting-experiences-and-evidence-local-and-regional-responses-covid19?fbclid=IwAR2sWZw_IUCs-QCVz7WArCUP6G9L-O91jB_N8j2_o31Ep5GU_t-pmakbXwo

Collecting experiences and evidence on local and regional responses to COVID-19

Registers of Mutual Aid Groups

See also:https://coronavirustechhandbook.com/mutual-aid-groups


🌏🔗 redaktor.ushahidi.io

Map of all COVID-19 initiatives

Police Coders


The collective list of all communities supporting and volunteering across the UK

Covid Mutual Aid


COVID-19 Mutual Aid UK

Mutual Aid Hub


Mutual Aid Hub - (Anti-virus warning may pop-up)

Tools for Local Government

See also: https://coronavirustechhandbook.com/remote

Conferencing for Government Meetings


Civic Tech Field Guide comparing teleconference platforms from a government perspective.

Local Digital Support for Covid-19 response


A guide to digital working for councils prepared by the Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government team

City of Munich

🔗 https://github.com/it-at-m/cove-frontend 

City of Munich's open source web application for managing Coronavirus patients in quarantine, supporting ppl in calling them to check up on their health regularly