Institute for Public Health COVID-19 Response

The Institute for Public Health is responding to the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Learn more about what WashU is doing to protect our campus and community against COVID-19.

Read an important message from the Institute and a “Letter from the Director” about COVID-19.

Find a list of important resources to help navigate this evolving situation.

Attend virtual events related to COVID-19.

Read media coverage featuring Institute for Public Health Faculty Scholars discussing research, facts and perspectives on COVID-19 “In the News”.

Read this perspective on COVID-19 modeling tools by Elvin Geng, MD, MPH, professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine and director, Center for Dissemination and Implementation

See the latest Policy Brief and Interactive Data Map from the Center for Health Economics and Policy regarding the potential effects of different levels of social distancing on the COVID-19 infection, hospitalization, and death rates in Missouri.

Read this new report released by the Missouri Hospital Association entitled, “The Disproportionate Impact of COVID-19 on Black and African American Communities in the St. Louis Region”

Read Community Conversations, a special spotlight series featuring conversations with diverse members of the St. Louis regional community concerning how they are viewing the pandemic, and what strategies they use to thrive in this time of uncertainty.

Read additional blogs from WashU and community contributors offering different perspectives on the impact of COVID-19.