New Today from the REALM Project:
A review of SARS-CoV-2 research published through November 2020, which summarizes current research on how the virus spreads, its survival on materials and surfaces, and the effectiveness of various prevention and decontamination measures.
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Toolkit Resources to Inform Your Planning
When creating reopening plans or revising protocols to meet current conditions, reviewing what other institutions are doing can be helpful. The Reopening Considerations guide from REALM looks at different types of information that can be helpful for staff, vendors and the public about policies and procedures.
New toolkit resources covering vaccines, social distancing, and virtual programming are also available:
- Reopening Considerations: this document synthesizes information in reopening plans that have been generously shared by libraries, archives, and museums
- Vaccines: Resource roundup: collection of curated information and resources about vaccines that can help to answer common COVID-19-related questions
- Social distancing: Resource roundup: resources to help provide guidance on social distancing measures while serving the public and keeping staff safe
- Virtual programming: Resource roundup: examples and resources for conducting successful virtual programs and meeting people where they are—online