Documenting COVID-19

Documenting COVID-19 is a repository of searchable documents related to the COVID-19 pandemic obtained through state open-records laws and the Freedom of Information Act. Click on a state for details about the 261 record sets available as of May 5, 2021, and news coverage that have used those materials.

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Monterey County Health Department COVID-19 vaccine response emails

Date Updated: May 5, 2021

Date Added: May 5, 2021

Monterey County, California

Principal Subject: Dr. Edward Moreno, health officer of the Monterey County Health Department

This material includes the Monterey County Health Department's internal emails, memos and contact tracing notes related to COVID-19 vaccines, including its work to vaccinate the county's 64,000 farmworkers.

Date Range: January 1 to March 21, 2021

Format Details: zipped compilation of .pdf, .msg and .docx files (37.5 MB)

FEMA Vaccine Administration Unit Costs Worksheet

Date Updated: May 5, 2021

Date Added: May 4, 2021

Illinois

Principal Subject: Illinois Department of Public Health

This spreadsheet, the FEMA Vaccine Administration Unit Costs Worksheet, features internal calculations prepared by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and obtained by the Documenting COVID-19 project from the Illinois Department of Public Health in collaboration with the Chicago Sun-Times.

Date Range: January 1 to May 2, 2021

Format Details: zipped file of .csv spreadsheet

Barry-Eaton District Health Department COVID-19 variant emails and contact tracing notes

Date Updated: April 19, 2021

Date Added: April 19, 2021

Barry and Eaton counties, Michigan

Principal Subject: J. Daniel Woodall and Colette Scrimger, medical director and health officer, Barry-Eaton District Health Department

This material includes the Barry-Eaton District Health Department's internal emails, memos and contact tracing notes related to COVID-19 variants, including the U.K. B.1.1.7 strain of the virus.

Date Range: February 1 to April 8, 2021

Format Details: .zip of .pdf file with related .eml and .msg files (3.2 MB)

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