The Library is now open with limited "grab & go" services. We are also offering curbside pickup service everyday.

Up-to-date Coronavirus Information

OLPL wants to keep our patrons and community up-to-date about the latest news and information regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19).
(Note that the Chicago Tribune has lowered it's paywall during the pandemic).

Please click the following sources for current information:

What’s happening / What’s coming - Interview with three doctors:
https://www.statnews.com/2020/03/31/doctors-hospitals-front-lines-coronavirus/

Why the elderly are harder hit:
https://www.statnews.com/2020/03/30/what-explains-coronavirus-lethality-for-elderly/

Masks or no masks? Vox sorts through the data:
https://www.vox.com/2020/3/31/21198132/coronavirus-covid-face-masks-n95-respirator-ppe-shortage?__twitter_impression=true

How to talk to your family and friends about COVID-19:

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/03/how-talk-about-coronavirus/609118/

A Chicago Nurse on COVID-19:
https://www.nbcchicago.com/news/local/chicago-nurse-shares-warning-as-challenges-arise-during-coronavirus-pandemic/2247401/?_osource=SocialFlowTwt_CHBrand

Italy’s COVID response dissected:
https://hbr.org/2020/03/lessons-from-italys-response-to-coronavirus

1918 Flu Pandemic & Social Distancing:
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/2020/03/how-cities-flattened-curve-1918-spanish-flu-pandemic-coronavirus/#close

All about ventilators:
https://www.statnews.com/2020/03/30/covid-19-ventilators-how-they-work/



Created by Thomas Javorcic on Mar 23rd, 2020 @ 12:23 PM.
Updated on Apr 1st, 2020 @ 12:08 PM.