Documenting COVID-19

Record Set(s)

Clemson University COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: October 22, 2020

Date Added: October 22, 2020

Pickens County, SC

Principal Subject: Bob Jones, executive vice president for Academic Affairs and provost

This material includes emails sent to, from or copied to Bob Jones, executive vice president for Academic Affairs and provost, from August 15 to September 9, 2020, regarding COVID-19 response and reopening plans.

Date Range: August 15 to September 9, 2020

Format Details: PDF, 335 pages

Illinois State University COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: October 19, 2020

Date Added: October 16, 2020

McLean County, IL

Principal Subject: Vice President for Student Affairs Levester "LJ" Johnson

This material includes emails sent to, from or copied to Vice President for Student Affairs Levester "LJ" Johnson from June 26 to September 24, 2020, regarding COVID-19 response, issues with testing and isolation in student housing.

Date Range: June 26 to September 24, 2020

Format Details: PDF, 206 pages

Mary Greeley Medical Center COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: October 16, 2020

Date Added: October 16, 2020

Ames, Iowa, IA

Principal Subject: Cory Geffre, vice president and chief nursing officer at Mary Greeley Medical Center

This material includes emails sent to, from or copied to Cory Geffre from August 1 to September 2, 2020, regarding COVID-19 response, PPE and school reopening plans.

Date Range: August 1 to September 2, 2020

Illinois ERC facility outbreak reports

Date Updated: October 7, 2020

Date Added: October 7, 2020

IL

Highlighted Documents: September 1 ERC report September 30 ERC report July 24 ERC report August 14 ERC report

This internal data — prepared by the Illinois Department of Public Health and covering four different days between July and September — was obtained as part of an open-records request to a county health department. The confidential data on the outbreaks in the Springfield region and across the state shows that coronavirus outbreaks in workplaces, schools, meatpacking facilities and prisons are driving Illinois’ rising cases — and many of these outbreaks have never been made public.

Date Range: July 24 to September 30, 2020

Format Details: .xls (4 files)

City of New Orleans Health Department COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: September 3, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

City of New Orleans, LA

Highlighted Documents: New Orleans mobile testing program one-pager Protocol 36 emergency response spreadsheet New Orleans modeling projection, April 5 New Orleans internal health statistics, April 20 Roche testing letter LCMC Health

Principal Subject: Dr. Jennifer Avegno, director, City of New Orleans Health Department

These documents include emails and underlying attachments for the City of New Orleans Health Department, including internal modeling predictions; draft working papers, city policies for COVID-19 response; grant funding requests to outside organizations; and spreadsheets detailing hospital capacity, fatality and other COVID-19 metrics.

Date Range: January 21 to August 18, 2020

Format Details: .zip of .pdf file with embedded .xlsx, .doc and .ppt attachments (15,153 pages, 1.42 GB, duplicative material)

Galveston County Health District COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: September 2, 2020

Date Added: September 2, 2020

Galveston County, TX

Principal Subject: Philip Keiser, Galveston County Local Health Authority

This material includes emails sent to, from or copied to Philip Keiser, Local Health Authority, regarding Covid-19 response, including reopening plans for Galveston County, between June 1, 2020 to July 27, 2020.

Date Range: June 1, 2020 to July 27, 2020

Format Details: PDF, 1,022 pages

Robeson County Health Department COVID-19 and Smithfield emails and response

Date Updated: September 2, 2020

Date Added: July 20, 2020

Robeson County, NC

Principal Subject: Robeson County Health Department Director Wiliam J. Smith

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Director Wiliam J. Smith regarding local response to COVID-19 and the Smithfield facility.

Date Range: April 1 to June 12, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with copied attachments (10 pages, 5.1 MB)

Lee County Health Department COVID-19 migrant farms emails and response

Date Updated: September 1, 2020

Date Added: July 10, 2020

Lee County, NC

Principal Subject: Lee County Health Director William Heath Cain, Communicable Disease Nurse Jessica Williams and Environmental Supervisor Anthony Williams

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Lee County Health Director William Heath Cain, Communicable Disease Nurse Jessica Williams and Environmental Supervisor Anthony Williams regarding local response to COVID-19 migrant farm outbreaks.

Date Range: April 24 to May 25, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (3.8 MB)

Howard County Health Unit COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: August 28, 2020

Date Added: August 28, 2020

Howard County, AR

Principal Subject: Donna Webb, administrator, Howard County Health Unit

This material includes emails sent to, from or copied to Donna Webb regarding the local Covid-19 response, including reopening plans for Howard County, Arkansas.

Date Range: July 1, 2020, and July 24, 2020

Format Details: 18 .eml files, 6.4 MB, zipped file

Passaic County Health Department COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: August 26, 2020

Date Added: August 25, 2020

Passaic County, NJ

Principal Subject: Charlene Gungil, director, Passaic County Department of Health

This material includes emails sent to, from or copied to Charlene Gungil, director of the Passaic County Department of Health, regarding the COVID-19 response and local outbreaks.

Date Range: Jan. 3, 2020, to March 2, 2020

Format Details: PDF (2,005 pages)

West Nodaway School District, Missouri, COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: August 24, 2020

Date Added: August 21, 2020

Nodaway County, MO

Highlighted Documents: St. Louis Area Superintendents Return to School Work Group Suggested Practices

Principal Subject: Mitch Barnes, superintendent, West Nodaway R-I School District

This material includes emails sent to, from or copied to Mitch Barnes, superintendent of the West Nodaway R-I School District, regarding Covid-19 response and reopening plans.

Date Range: July 1 to August 11, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (216 pages)

Port of San Diego, California, COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: August 17, 2020

Date Added: August 12, 2020

Santa Clara, San Diego and San Francisco, CA

Principal Subject: This material includes emails and newsletters across San Francisco, Bay area, and Santa Clara

These documents include emails sent to, from, or copied to Randa Coniglio, Chief Executive Officer of Port of San Diego

Date Range: April 7 to May 5, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (1,332 pages)

West Virginia Health COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: August 10, 2020

Date Added: August 10, 2020

Department of Health and Human Resources, WV

Principal Subject: Bill J. Crouch, West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources

This material includes email correspondence, and underlying documentation contained within, between Jan. 1, 2020, and March 31, 2020, that was sent to, from, or copied to Bill J. Crouch, containing any of the following non-case sensitive key-strings: "2019-nCoV"; "coronavirus"; "COVID-19"; "COVID"

Date Range: March 2020

Format Details: PDF, 316 pages, additional zipped files including ppt, doc and xls files

Ector County, Texas Health Department COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: August 5, 2020

Date Added: August 3, 2020

Ector County, TX

Principal Subject: Ector County Health Department Director Brandy Garcia

This material includes email correspondence, and all underlying documentation contained therein, requested between June 1, 2020 to July 30, 2020, 2020, sent to, from or copied to Brandy Garcia containing any of the following non-case-sensitive key-strings: “covid”; “coronavirus”; “reopen*”; “outbreak”, with April 23, 2020 information included as well

Date Range: April 23 to July 30, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (336 pages)

Tulsa, Oklahoma Health Department COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: August 5, 2020

Date Added: August 5, 2020

Tulsa, OK

Principal Subject: Bruce Dart of James O. Goodwin Health Center

This material includes email correspondence, and all underlying documentation contained therein, between June 1 2020, and June 23, 2020, sent to, from or copied to Bruce Dart containing any of the following non-case-sensitive key-strings: “covid”; “coronavirus”; “reopen*”

Date Range: June 1 to June 23, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (1,522 pages)

Duplin County Health Department COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 21, 2020

Date Added: July 21, 2020

Duplin County, NC

Highlighted Documents: List of North Carolina meat processing plants with outbreaks as of May 1

Principal Subject: Duplin County Health Director Tracey Simmons-Kornegay

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Health Director Tracey Simmons-Kornegay regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: March 31 to May 18, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (230 pages)

Wilkes County Health Department COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 20, 2020

Date Added: July 20, 2020

Wilkes County, NC

Principal Subject: Health Director and CEO Rachel M. Willard

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Health Director and CEO Rachel M. Willard regarding local response to COVID-19 and the Tyson facility.

Format Details: .zip of individual .eml files (40.3 MB)

South Health District COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 17, 2020

Date Added: July 17, 2020

Ben Hill, Berrien, Brooks, Cook, Echols, Irwin, Lanier, Lowndes, Tift and Turner counties, GA

Principal Subject: Health Director William Grow

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Health Director William Grow regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: June 1 to July 6, 2020

Format Details: .pdf without attachments (428 pages, 8.5 MB)

Navajo County government COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 14, 2020

Date Added: July 14, 2020

Navajo County, AZ

Principal Subject: County Manager Glenn Kephart

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to County Manager Glenn Kephart regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: January 1 to March 31, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with copied attachments (1,967 pages, 130.4 MB)

Coconino County Health COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 14, 2020

Date Added: July 14, 2020

Coconino County, AZ

Principal Subject: Michael Oxtoby, deputy director and Chief Health Officer, Coconino County Health and Human Services

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Michael Oxtoby, deputy director and Chief Health Officer of Coconino County Health and Human Services, regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: May 1 to July 7, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with copied attachments (21,964 pages, 148.3 MB, duplicative material)

Yuma County Health COVID-19 daily metrics

Date Updated: July 14, 2020

Date Added: July 14, 2020

Yuma County, AZ

Principal Subject: Yuma County Public Health Services District

Daily COVID-19 positive cases, cumulative positive cases, cumulative tests, daily deaths, cumulative deaths, positive test rate and daily hospitalization for Yuma County.

Date Range: March 20 to July 2, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (spreadsheet image, 12 pages, 2.6 MB)

Nebraska governor's office COVID-19 emails and meatpacking facility response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

NE

Highlighted Documents: Nebraska state health testing data, May

Principal Subject: Matt Miltenberger, chief of staff to Governor Pete Ricketts

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Matt Miltenberger, chief of staff to Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, regarding statewide response to COVID-19 as it relates to meatpacking facilities and JBS.

Date Range: March 1 to June 24, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with copied attachments (439 pages, 188.2 MB, duplicative material)

Weld County COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 12, 2020

Weld County, CO

Highlighted Documents: JBS Colorado closure letter, April 10 JBS Colorado closure order, April 10 Weld County COVID-19 case counts, March 31

Principal Subject: Former Weld County Director of Public Health & Environment Mark Wallace and Weld County Sheriff Steven Reams

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to former Weld County Director of Public Health & Environment Mark Wallace and Weld County Sheriff Steven Reams regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: March 1 to June 23, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with attachments, including .xlsx, .ppt and .docx formats (7,359 pages, 486.5 MB)

San Luis Obispo Agriculture Commission COVID-19 farm emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

San Luis Obispo, CA

Highlighted Documents: Discussion of PPE distribution and shortages across counties

Principal Subject: San Luis Obispo Agricultural Commissioner Martin Settevendemie and Deputy Commissioner Marc Lea

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to San Luis Obispo Agricultural Commissioner Martin Settevendemie and Deputy Commissioner Marc Lea regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: May 1 to June 30, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with copied attachments (361 MB, 2,651 pages, duplicative material)

Connecticut Health COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

CT

Principal Subject: Renée D. Coleman-Mitchell, former commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Public Health

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Renée D. Coleman-Mitchell, former commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Public Health, regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: January 1 to March 15, 2020

Format Details: .zip of individual .msg files (58.6 MB)

Port Canaveral COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

Cape Canaveral, FL

Principal Subject: John W. Murray, Port Canaveral director and CEO

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to John W. Murray, Port Canaveral director and CEO, regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: March 1 to May 13, 2020

Format Details: .zip of individual .msg files (17 MB)

Mohave County Health COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

Mohave County, AZ

Principal Subject: Mohave County Public Health Director Denise Burley

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Mohave County Public Health Director Denise Burley regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: May 1 to June 8, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with copied attachments (6,824 pages, 361.2 MB)

Gwinnett County emails and COVID-19 response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

Gwinnett County, GA

Highlighted Documents: RedSpeed USA slide deck

Principal Subject: Gwinnett County Administrator Glenn Stephens

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Gwinnett County Administrator Glenn Stephens regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: April 20 to May 1, 2020

Format Details: .pdf without attachments (1,649 pages, 435 MB, duplicative material)

Port of Galveston, Texas, COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 12, 2020

Galveston, TX

Principal Subject: Rodger E. Rees, Port of Galveston director and CEO

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Rodger E. Rees, Port of Galveston director and CEO, regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: March 1 to May 28, 2020

Format Details: .zip with .msg files (27.8 MB)

Williamson County and Cities Health COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

Williamson County, TX

Principal Subject: Derrick Neal and Lori Palazzo, executive director and medical director, Williamson County and Cities Health District

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Derrick Neal and/or Lori Palazzo, executive director and medical director, respectively, of the Williamson County and Cities Health District regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: June 1 to June 15, 2020

Format Details: .pdf portfolio with embedded attachments, including .xlsx (1,152 pages, 51.9 MB, duplicative material)

Washington governor's office COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

WA

Principal Subject: Washington Governor Jay Inslee

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Washington Gov. Jay Inslee regarding local response to COVID-19.

Format Details: .zip of individual .msg files (must be fully downloaded and cannot be viewed online, 3.96 GB)

Salt Lake County Health COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 12, 2020

Salt Lake County, UT

Principal Subject: Gary Edwards, executive director, Salt Lake County Health Department

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Gary Edwards, executive director of the Salt Lake County Health Department, regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: June 1 to June 27, 2020

Format Details: .pdf portfolio embedded attachments, including .xslx and.docx (274 pages, 35.1 MB)

Berks County Commission COVID-19 emails and ManorCare response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 12, 2020

Berks County, PA

Principal Subject: Christian Y. Leinbach, chair, Berks County Commissioners

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Christian Y. Leinbach, chair of the Berks County Commission, regarding local response to COVID-19 as it relates to ManorCare nursing homes.

Date Range: March 1 to May 1, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with copied attachments (32 pages, 6.2 MB)

Essex County government COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 12, 2020

Essex County, NJ

Principal Subject: Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr.

This material includes emails sent to, from or copied to Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo Jr. regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: January 1 to April 10, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with copied attachments (2,396 pages, 232.6 MB)

King County Public Health COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

King County, WA

Principal Subject: Jeff Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health — Seattle & King County

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Jeff Duchin, Health Officer for Public Health — Seattle & King County, regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: February 1 to March 2, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with copied attachments (1,204 pages, 63.1 MB)

City of Albany, Georgia, COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

Albany, GA

Principal Subject: City Manager Sharon D. Subadan

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to City Manager Sharon D. Subadan regarding local response to COVID-19.

Format Details: .pdf without attachments (2,236 pages, 67.1 MB)

Hendry County government COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: June 23, 2020

Hendry County, FL

Principal Subject: Hendry County Administrator Jennifer Davis

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Hendry County Administrator Jennifer Davis, regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: May 25 to June 19, 2020

Format Details: .zip with attachments (276.6 MB)

Wyandotte County Health COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

Wyandotte County, KS

Principal Subject: Terrie Garrison, interim director, Wyandotte County Unified Government Public Health Department

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Terrie Garrison, interim director of the Wyandotte County Unified Government Public Health Department, regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: January 30 to May 14, 2020

Format Details: .pdf without attachments (469 pages, 3.6 MB)

Seward County Health COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

Seward County, KS

Highlighted Documents: Kansas statewide facility outbreak snapshots, April and May

Principal Subject: Seward County Health Department Director Martha Brown

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Seward County Health Department Director Martha Brown regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: March 4 to May 21, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with copied attachments (4,553 pages, 402.7 MB, duplicative material)

Stearns County Public Health COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 12, 2020

Date Added: July 12, 2020

Stearns County, MN

Principal Subject: Renee Frauendienst, Stearns County Public Health Division Director

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Renee Frauendienst, Stearns County Public Health Division Director, regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: April 15 to May 26, 2020

Format Details: .pdf portfolio with embedded attachments, including .xlsx, .doc and .ppt (267.7 MB, not viewable online and requires a full download)

Westchester County Health COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 12, 2020

Date Added: July 12, 2020

Westchester County, NY

Principal Subject: Dr. Sherlita Amler, Commissioner of Health, Westchester County

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Westchester County Health Commissioner Dr. Sherlita Amler regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: January 1 to February 29, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with copied attachments (197 pages, 5 MB)

Burke County Health COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 12, 2020

Date Added: July 9, 2020

Burke County, NC

Principal Subject: Burke County Health Director Rebecca McLeod

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Burke County Health Director Rebecca McLeod regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: June 1 to June 25, 2020

Format Details: .zip (119 MB)

Palm Beach County Commission COVID-19 emails and migrant farm response

Date Updated: July 12, 2020

Date Added: July 10, 2020

Palm Beach County, FL

Principal Subject: Palm Beach County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Palm Beach County Commissioner Melissa McKinlay regarding local response to COVID-19, including migrant farm outbreaks.

Date Range: April 15 to June 24, 2020

Palm Beach County government COVID-19 emails and migrant farm response

Date Updated: July 12, 2020

Date Added: July 10, 2020

Florida, FL

Principal Subject: Palm Beach County Administrator Verdenia Baker

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Palm Beach County Administrator Verdenia Baker regarding local information and response to Covid-19, including migrant farm outbreaks.

Date Range: April 26 to June 22, 2020

Format Details: .zip including attachments (240 MB)

Phoenix city government COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 12, 2020

Date Added: July 9, 2020

Phoenix, AZ

Principal Subject: Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: June 10 to June 25, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (33.2 MB, duplicative material)

North Carolina COVID-19 Weekly Outbreak Reports

Date Updated: July 12, 2020

Date Added: July 10, 2020

NC

Highlighted Documents: List of facilities with outbreaks, May 19

Principal Subject: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

COVID-19 Ongoing Outbreaks in Congregate Living Settings twice-weekly reports from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, including the names of facilities with ongoing outbreaks and the number of positive COVID-19 cases.

Date Range: May 1 to July 7, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (163 pages, 3 MB)

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