Update 7-27-20: Monmouth University has just published its reopening plan for fall 2020 --- check frequently for updates.
Reopening after extensive closure on state and local level requires careful and strategic planning. This page explores some of the guidances and protocols we can expect to see in the next few months.
TOPCATS, the Task Force on Post COVID-19 Alignment, Trends and Strategies in New Jersey Libraries, is a statewide group of library leaders formed to explore issues, strategies, and solutions relative to the reopening of libraries. Resources include news, best practices, staff training materials and advocacy and communication strategies.
Covid Act Now is a website created by a team of technologists, health experts, and public policy leaders that plots the latest models for potential spread of COVID-19 in America's communities in order to assist in reopening planning. It includes a tool that provides up-to-date case data and risk level by zip code.
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Thinking about venturing out? Dr. Leana Wen of the George Washington University School of Public Health offers four key guidelines that should guide you in assessing your personal risk.