1. COVID MAIN RESOURCES
- Virginia State Department of Health: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/
- Maryland Department of Health: https://coronavirus.maryland.gov/
- Montgomery County: https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/covid19/
- Prince George’s County: https://www.princegeorgescountymd.gov/3397/Coronavirus
- Howard County: https://www.howardcountymd.gov/Departments/COVID-19-Coronavirus-Countywide-Updates
- District of Columbia (D.C.): https://coronavirus.dc.gov/
- Johns Hopkins: https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html
- Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/national/coronavirus-us-casesdeaths/
- Virginia Hospital and Healthcare Association: https://www.vhha.com/communications/virginiahospital-covid-19-data-dashboard/
2. VACCINE TRACKING AND LOCKDOWN
Virginia provides a breakdown of vaccinations by age and gender demographics: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccine-demographics/
Pfizer (https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/12/10/1013914/pfizer-biontech-vaccine-chart-covid-19/) and Moderna (https://www.businessinsider.com/chart-how-well-moderna-vaccine-prevents-covid-19-infections-2020-12) have released graphs showing rates of cases within their test pool before and after the vaccine, but these graphs are specific to their trials.https://www.technologyreview.com/2020/12/10/1013914/pfizer-biontech-vaccine-chart-covid-
Our World in Data has an interactive line graph to show the amount of COVID vaccines distributed: https://ourworldindata.org/covid-vaccinations
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) vaccination data: https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-datatracker/#vaccinations
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) provides vaccine distribution data: https://www.hhs.gov/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccines/distribution/index.html
HHS also has a COVID dashboard regarding mental health: https://www.hhs.gov/coronavirus/mentalhealth-and-coping/index.html
The Conversation has an article that includes a graph demonstrating decreased death numbers before and after lockdown: https://theconversation.com/three-graphs-that-show-a-global-slowdown-in-covid-19-deaths-135756
BBC has an article showing worldwide lockdown levels/strengths: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-52103747
University of Oxford published a paper on the efficacy of the first dose of the ChAdOx1 nCoV-19 (AZD1222) vaccine in preventing the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 (i.e., the virus that causes COVID-19). This paper has not been peer reviewed but is available to the public: https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3777268
- Traffic Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic: Statewide Analysis of Social Separation and Activity Restriction: https://ascelibrary.org/doi/10.1061/%28ASCE%29NH.1527-6996.0000409
- Significant bans on international travel with impacts on tourism, entertainment, and the cruise ship industry.
- Major employment centers experienced the largest declines in visits, followed by recreational and social hubs, but a decline in longer trips was replaced with more frequent short trips.
- As commute and social trips reduced traffic, travel speeds on roadways increased and trip times fell correspondingly.
- Here’s How COVID-19 Has Impacted D.C.-Area Travel Habits: https://dcist.com/story/20/07/17/coronavirus-impact-dc-public-transit-travel-how/
- Of note is that decreases in traffic and public transport are likely due to companies transitioning to remote environments.
- Smart transportation company C2Smart, affiliated with New York University (NYU), has graphs on how COVID-19 has affected the I-495 traffic corridor and subway turnstiles: https://c2smart.engineering.nyu.edu/covid19-effect-on-transporation-systems/
- Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) also offers COVID-19-related federal data including year over-year airline statistics: https://www.bts.gov/covid-19/
- Traffic volume trends through January 2021 are published by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA): https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/policyinformation/travel_monitoring/tvt.cfm
- Traffic Counts Fell During the Coronavirus Pandemic, but Road Fatalities Still Increased: https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/trafficandcommuting/traffic-deathscoronavirus/2021/02/11/cc411e50-6707-11eb-886d-5264d4ceb46d_story.html
- Federal data cited includes: https://injuryfacts.nsc.org/motor-vehicle/overview/preliminarymonthly-estimates/
4. VACCINE ROLLOUT
Virginia: https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/covid-19-vaccines-received/ and https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/coronavirus/coronavirus/covid-19-in-virginia-locality/