What is COVID-19

In COVID-19, ‘CO’ stands for ‘corona,’ ‘VI’ for ‘virus,’ and ‘D’ for disease. ’19’ stands for 2019.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) is an illness caused by a virus that can spread from person to person.
The virus that causes COVID-19 is a new coronavirus that has spread throughout the world. COVID-19 symptoms can range from mild
(or no symptoms) to severe illness.

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Georgia public libraries and COVID-19

Many public libraries across Georgia are offering limited services to slow the spread of COVID-19, and some are open to patrons. Check the status of your local library by contacting them directly here.

Whether you’re working on a school assignment, doing research, or simply want to gain a new skill, your library has easy-to-use resources available. Just sign in from your desktop, laptop or mobile device. Check out the many available online resources here.

We also suggest that you visit your local library’s website, where other virtual resources may be found.

Find and contact your local library

Many libraries are in a limited phase of reopening. Please contact your local library before visiting.

Stay connected to the library while social distancing

Whether you’re working on a school assignment, doing research, or simply want to gain a new skill, your library has easy-to-use resources available. Just sign in from your desktop, laptop or mobile device. Check out the many available online resources here.

We also suggest that you visit your local library’s website, where other virtual resources may be found.

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