Documenting COVID-19

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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)

Alabama Governor's Office COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: September 11, 2020

Date Added: September 10, 2020

AL

Principal Subject: Alabama Governor Kay Ivey

This material includes emails sent to, from or copied to Gov. Kay Ivey regarding COVID-19 response for the state of Alabama.

Date Range: February 24 to April 1, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (240 pages)

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

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

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)

South Carolina governor's office COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 12, 2020

SC

Principal Subject: South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster regarding statewide response to COVID-19.

Date Range: April 1 to April 30, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with copied attachments (862 pages, 87.2 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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