As the coronavirus continues to spread, here’s what faculty and staff are reading to stay up to date and connected.
As the world works to respond to the coronavirus, many people have (virtually) united to help #flattenthecurve and support the tremendous efforts of health care workers and health care systems to provide care for patients. Many people are turning to technology and the internet to stay connected, informed, and engaged.
To support the new virtual campus, McCourt launched a #McCourtVirtual digital series and will be sharing resources, tips, and tools to stay connected and informed. Follow McCourt faculty and research centers on Twitter for real-time policy insights and check out Georgetown’s Coronavirus Resource Center for important safety insights and updates.
Here’s what faculty and staff are reading in the news this week:
On the Economy:
— Harry J. Holzer (@HolzerHarry) March 18, 2020
On Federal Assistance:
In a recent piece with @voxdotcom, McCourt School Professor @DonMoyn discusses the massive impact #COVID19 is having on low-wage workers and what the federal government needs to do to adequately assist them. Read more: https://t.co/oIjiUIWoz8
— McCourt School (@McCourtSchool) March 18, 2020
On State and City Response
— Sheila Foster (@SheilaRFoster) March 17, 2020
THREAD | Meryl Chertoff, executive director of the Georgetown Project on State and Local Government Policy and Law, says governors and mayors are our best hope to avert disaster with the #coronavirus #COVID19 pandemic. /1
— Georgetown Law (@GeorgetownLaw) March 19, 2020
On Access to Health Care
Important thread! https://t.co/2RBHLBSL2k
— Sabrina Corlette (@SabrinaCorlette) March 20, 2020
As Congress moves quickly to approve coronavirus relief plans, state legislatures are also considering bills to deal with the educational impact of the pandemic. Check out our tracker. @EdCommission @NatlGovsAssoc @NCSLeducation @NASBE @CCSSO @PoliticsK12 https://t.co/grAIVuDOuu
— FutureEd (@FutureEdGU) March 20, 2020
On Global Health and Pandemics
Rebecca Katz, director of the Center for Global Health Science and Security at Georgetown University Medical Center, is answer your questions about pandemics and Coronavirus at @reddit_AMA right now!
— Slate (@Slate) March 18, 2020