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Resources and Guidance

Worldwide

Global Pandemic Prediction Dashboard

🌏🔗https://pandemic.metaculus.com/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)

🌏🔗https://icma.org/coronavirus-crisis-response-resources-your-community

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

COVID-19: Local Government Response and Resource Bank

🌏🔗https://medium.com/@WhatWorksCities/covid-19-local-government-response-and-resource-bank-df47e38791ba

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

Smart City Collaboration Framework

🔗https://strategyofthings.io/covid19-framework

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

USA

CDC Community Mitigation Framework

🇺🇸🔗https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/downloads/community-mitigation-strategy.pdf

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

🇺🇸🔗https://www.covidlcal.org/-makers

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

🇺🇸🔗https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home

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

New York City Department of Health

🇺🇸🔗https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/covid/covid-19-main.page

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

UK

LGA Coronavirus Resources

🇬🇧🔗https://www.local.gov.uk/our-support/coronavirus-information-councils

General lists of resources for Councils in the UK on Coronavirus

LGA FAQs

🇬🇧🔗https://www.local.gov.uk/our-support/coronavirus-information-councils/covid-19-faqs#proc

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

Cooperative Councils Innovation Network

🇬🇧🔗https://mailchi.mp/aad1eee48807/april-2020-ccin-update?e=d31936c87b

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

Lambeth Council Coronavirus Hub Page

🇬🇧🔗https://www.lambeth.gov.uk/coronavirus-covid-19

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

Improvement Service - Covid-19: good council practice

🇬🇧🔗https://www.improvementservice.org.uk/covid-19-support-for-councils/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

ESPON

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

🌏🔗 redaktor.ushahidi.io

Map of all COVID-19 initiatives

Police Coders

🇬🇧🔗https://www.policecoders.org/home/covid-19/communities

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

Covid Mutual Aid

🇬🇧🔗https://covidmutualaid.org/

COVID-19 Mutual Aid UK

Mutual Aid Hub

🇺🇸🔗https://www.mutualaidhub.org/

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

Tools for Local Government

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

Conferencing for Government Meetings

🔗https://civictech.guide/listing/conferencing-for-government-meetings/

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

Local Digital Support for Covid-19 response

🔗https://docs.google.com/document/d/19MrE7NpcZs6h_FtFgchjlvtBBMFqDxTby4XWqn-ji3g/mobilebasic

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