See March 18 Note from Libraries Dean Professor Beth McNeil on access to Purdue Libraries resources & services during the Wuhan Coronavirus outbreak .
Featured Sites and Documents: State (of Minnesota) vs. Derek Chauvin is a Hennepin County, MN District Court website featuring documents on George Floyd's murder and subsequent legal proceedings.
Federal Reserve Semi-annual Monetary Policy Report (June 12, 2020). This report for congressional banking/finance committees describes current economic conditions and predicts future economic developments.
White House Guidelines for Opening America Again (April 16, 2020)
(Office of Management & Budget-April 20, 2020
Back on Track Indiana: The Indiana State Coronavirus recovery plan. (May 1, 2020)
Federal Register-Published Monday-Friday, this periodical contains the text of Presidential executive orders and proclamations, along with proposed and newly adopted federal agency regulations on coronaries and other topics. Examples of executive orders (EO) include:
President Trump letter to World Health Organization (May 18, 2020)
Proclamation 10014 Suspension of Entry of Immigrants Who Present a Risk to the United States Labor Market During the Economic Recovery following the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak. (April 22/27 2020)
Executive Order 13912 National Emergency Authority to Order the Selected to Order the Selected Reserve and Certain Individual Members of the Ready Reserve of the Armed Forces to Active Duty (March 27/April 1, 2020)
Special Inspector General For Pandemic Recovery (April 13, 2020 Congressional Research Service report)
President Trump's March 13, 2020 Coronavirus National Emergency Declaration (House Document 116-108)
Public Law 116-139 Paycheck Protection and Health Care Enhancement Act. Signed April 24, 2020
Public Law 116-136 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, & Economic Security (CARES) Act. Signed March 27, 2020
World Health Organization (WHO). See the coronavirus mythbusters section on this United Nations affiliated organization's homepage. Use extreme caution in interpreting this agency's reporting on China and the coronavirus.
Public Law 109-417 Pandemic & All Hazards Preparedness Act. Enacted in 2006 and subsequently amended, this law governs Dept. of Health & Human Services pandemic responses.
Public Law 94-583 Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act. 1976 law establishing limits on how much foreign countries can be sued in U.S. courts. codified at 28 USC 1330, 1332, 1391(f), 1441(d), and 1602-1611. Congressional legislation to give U.S. entities more freedom to sue China for Wuhan coronavirus damages and costs has been introduced
Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) Commerce Dept. organization tracking economic developments in areas such as Gross Domestic Product (GDP), state and local economic performance, personal income, foreign trade and investment, and industry data.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Labor Dept. organization tracking workforce developments including employment and unemployment along with consumer and purchasing price data and wages. Includes state and regional breakdowns. Lafayette/West Lafayette is in the Midwest/Chicago region.
Centers for Disease Control guidance on using face coverings
Clinical Trials (National Library of Medicine website featuring links to information on coronavirus trials being conducted in the U.S. and internationally. Listing a trial DOES NOT NECESSARILY mean the U.S. has evaluated trial contents.
Congressional Budget Office (CBO) Coronavirus Resources: This congressional support agency does reports on the federal budget, budgetary implications of federal programs, and cost estimates on legislation reported by congressional committees.
Interim Economic Projections for 2020 and 2021 is a May 2020 CBO report.
Congressional Research Service Reports (Library of Congress entity preparing unbiased reports on public policy issues. CLICK Search button at right side of screen to produce the most recently loaded reports)
COVID-19 and China: A Chronology of Events (December 2019-January 2020) May 12, 2020 CRS report
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA): Emergency Technical Standards (ETS) and COVID-19 (April 27, 2020 CRS report)
Coronavirus is a Centers for Disease Control resource on this respiratory illness emerging in China.
COVID-19 High Performance Computing Consortium (U.S. Govt. and private sector consortium established March 23, 2020 to facilitate computational understanding and collaboration on COVID-19 research)
Disaster Labs: How American States Use Partnerships to Manage the Unthinkable is a 2020 Marine Corps University Press publication
Federal Reserve Bank Chicago: Conducts analysis of regional economic conditions in some Midwestern states including Indiana's northern 68 counties including Tippecanoe County.
Google Community Mobility Maps Chart community mobility trends over time by geography, retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacy, parks, transportation, work, and residential. May not include rural counties.
Government Accountability Office (GAO) Pandemic Resources: This congressional support agency evaluates the management performance of government programs for Congress. Reports must be requested by the Chair or ranking members of congressional committees & subcommittees)
Science & Tech Modeling: COVID-19 Spotlight is a June 2020 GAO analysis.
Justice Dept. Takes First Enforcement Action Against Coronavirus Fraud (March 22, 2020) Austin, Western District of Texas
April 2020 Monthly Labor Review article on workers impacted by COVID-19 shutdowns, where they work, and what they earn.
29 CFR 1910.1030 is the OSHA regulation for handling bloodborne pathogens
29 CFR 1910.1200 is the OSHA regulation for cleaning workplace chemicals
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Coronavirus Resources: This agency regulates broadcast and telecommunications activities.
Be Well Indiana (Mental health resources from Indiana Family & Social Services Administration)
Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC) Federal inspectors general offices conducing oversight of pandemic response funds and program performance (NEW)
Stateline: Pew Trust resource providing information about state government trends and developments including coronavirus.
U.S. Naval Ship Comfort (Arrived in New York Harbor March 30, 2020)
U.S. Public Health Commissioned Service Organization focusing on protecting, advancing, and promoting public health and safety. This national uniformed service of public health professionals achieves its mission through rapid and effective response to public health needs, excellence and leadership in public health practices, and advancing public health science.