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Welcome to the COVID-19 Research Guide. This guide is designed to help researchers, students, practitioners and the general public find materials on the ongoing COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2 pandemic in the National Emergency Training Center (NETC) Library and on other recommended websites.

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Rachel Sawyer

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Selected NETC Library resources

Journal articles and reports

2020 ESO EMS index: COVID-19 special edition
Analysis of 911 calls, personal protective equipment usage and other metrics related specifically to COVID-19. Catalog record
Are you seeing this? Thanks to coronavirus, remote video inspection has gone from a seldom-used approach to the next big thing in building life safety
The safety inspection sector, like so many other industries, has been forced to rethink how to operate in a vastly changed landscape. Catalog record
Crisis planning: Establishing a reserve corps
Fire departments might want to take a page from the military and establish a reserve corps to bolster their ranks. Catalog record
Feedback to prepare EMS teams to manage infected patients with COVID-19: A case series
Four types of clinical cases have led EMS teams to change practices in their management of patients suspected of COVID-19 infection: cardiac arrest, hypoxia on an acute pneumonia, acute chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) exacerbation with respiratory and hemodynamic disorders, and upper function disorders in a patient in a long-term care facility. Catalog record
Four ways to build resilience in the aftermath of COVID-19
Adapt lessons learned from COVID-19 to build resilience. Catalog record
Locked down and stressed out: The impact of COVID-19 on mental health
What employers do to ease stress for their employees who are working from home. Catalog record
Strengthening resistance to the COVID-19 pandemic and fostering future resilience requires concerted action on obesity
Data from various countries have revealed obesity as an independent and significant factor, with people who are obese significantly more likely to be hospitalized, require ICU treatment and to die. Catalog record


Book cover: The flu pandemic of 1918
Book cover: Handbook for pandemic and mass-casualty planning and response
Book cover: Pale rider: the Spanish Flu of 1918 and how it changed the world
Book cover: The next pandemic: On the front lines against humankind's gravest dangers