Documenting COVID-19

Record Set(s)

Chicago Department of Public Health COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: November 9, 2020

Date Added: October 31, 2020

Cook County, IL

Principal Subject: Dr. Allison Arwady

This material includes emails sent to, from or copied to Dr. Allison Arwady, regarding Covid-19 response in the city's Auburn Gresham neighborhood from May 15 to June 10, 2020.

Date Range: May 15 to June 10, 2020

Format Details: PDF, 220 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

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

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

Utah Governor's Office COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: August 26, 2020

Date Added: August 26, 2020

Utah County, UT

Principal Subject: Utah Governor Gary Herbert

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Utah Governor Gary Herbert, regarding the COVID-19 outbreak in Utah County including meatpacking plants.

Date Range: March 17 to April 14, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (340)

Georgia governor's office COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: August 18, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

GA

Highlighted Documents: 30 Day Burn Projections, April 30 Day Projections, April PPE Projections, April PPE Update, April

Principal Subject: Tim Fleming and Chuck Harper, chief of staff and deputy chief of staff, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Tim Fleming and Chuck Harper, chief of staff and deputy chief of staff, respectively, to Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: January 1 to June 16, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with copied attachments (4,874 pages, 165.7 MB, duplicative material)

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

Mecklenburg County Health Department COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: August 6, 2020

Date Added: August 6, 2020

Mecklenburg, NC

Principal Subject: Mecklenburg County Public Health Director Gibbie Harris

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Public Health Director Gibbie Harris regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: May 1 to June 25, 2020

Format Details: .pdf (56.5MB, 1508 pages)

Bear River Health Department COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 16, 2020

Date Added: July 16, 2020

Cache, Rich and Box Elder counties, UT

Principal Subject: Health Director Lloyd Berentzen

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

Date Range: June 1 to June 16, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with copied attachments (65 pages, 26.4 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)

Marion County Health COVID-19 emails and jail outbreak response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

Marion County, OH

Principal Subject: Marion Public Health Commissioner Traci Kinsler

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Marion Public Health Commissioner Traci Kinsler, regarding local response to COVID-19 as it relates to jail facilities.

Date Range: January 1 to June 16, 2020

Format Details: .pdf without attachments (499 pages, 21.5 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)

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)

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)

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)

Wisconsin Division of Public Health COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

WI

Principal Subject: Wisconsin State Health Officer Jeanne Ayers

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Wisconsin State Health Officer Jeanne Ayers, regarding statewide response to COVID-19.

Date Range: January 30 to February 8, 2020

Format Details: .pdf portfolio with embedded attachments, including .xlsx (1,646 pages, 127.7 MB)

City of Gallup COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 13, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

Gallup, NM

Principal Subject: Former Gallup Mayor Jackie McKinney and current Gallup Mayor Louis Bonaguidi

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to former Gallup Mayor Jackie McKinney and/or current Gallup Mayor Louis Bonaguidi regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: April 1 to May 27, 2020

Format Details: .zip of .pst files (219.1 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)

Colorado governor's office COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 12, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

CO

Highlighted Documents: DHS HHS ventilator usage by state April 12

Principal Subject: Colorado Governor Jared Polis

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Colorado Gov. Jared Polis regarding statewide response to COVID-19.

Date Range: January 1 to April 29, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with partial attachments (1,891 pages, 99.7 MB, duplicative material)

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)

Palm Beach County government COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 12, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

Palm Beach County, 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 response to COVID-19.

Date Range: April 23 to May 12, 2020

Format Details: .pst including attachments (498 MB, duplicative mateiral)

Las Vegas COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 12, 2020

Date Added: July 13, 2020

Las Vegas, NV

Principal Subject: Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: April 8 to April 22, 2020

Format Details: .pdf with copied attachments (1,811 pages, 84.9 MB, duplicative material)

St. Joseph Health Department COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: July 12, 2020

Date Added: June 19, 2020

St. Joseph, MO

Principal Subject: City of St. Joseph Health Director Debra Bradley

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to St. Joseph Health Director Debra Bradley regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: March 12 to May 13, 2020

Format Details: .pdf without attachments (8 MB)

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