Documenting COVID-19

Documenting COVID-19 is a repository of searchable documents related to the COVID-19 pandemic obtained through state open-records laws and the Freedom of Information Act. Click on a state for details about the 163 record sets available as of October 27, 2020, and news coverage that have used those materials.

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Whitman County Health Department COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: October 27, 2020

Date Added: October 27, 2020

Whitman, Washington

Principal Subject: Whitman County Health Department Director Troy Henderson

These documents include emails sent from, to or copied to Whitman County Health Department Director Troy Henderson regarding local response to COVID-19.

Date Range: July 1 to October 15, 2020

Format Details: .pst including attachments (278.8MB)

Indiana Department of Education COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: October 26, 2020

Date Added: October 26, 2020

Indiana

Principal Subject: Jennifer McCormick, superintendent for Public Instruction for the Indiana Department of Education

This material includes emails sent to, from or copied to Jennifer McCormick from July 1 to August 17, 2020, regarding COVID-19 response and disclosure.

Date Range: July 1 to August 17, 2020

Format Details: PDF, without attachments, 65 pages

Texas A&M University COVID-19 emails and response

Date Updated: October 22, 2020

Date Added: October 22, 2020

Brazos County, Texas

Principal Subject: Director of Student Life Anne Reber

This material includes emails sent to, from or copied to Director of Student Life Anne Reber from July 1 to October 9, 2020, regarding COVID-19 response.

Date Range: July 1 to October 9, 2020

Format Details: PDF, 63 pages

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