COVID-19 - Prevent Epidemics


The COVID-19 pandemic has presented an unprecedented threat to the health and well-being of people around the world. Since March 2020, Resolve to Save Lives has worked to help country, subnational and local decision-makers across the globe manage and adapt their public health responses to the pandemic using evidence-based strategies. Learn about our Global COVID work and our U.S. COVID work.

Rendering of the 2019-nCoV virion. Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/REUTERS

Our team regularly updates COVID-19 guidance as new information emerges. We have produced a range of products to help decision-makers and the public learn about the virus and keep their communities safe.


Resources to help public health officials and other stakeholders address vaccination challenges.

In-Depth Science Review

A snapshot of new and emerging scientific evidence related to COVID-19.

U.S. COVID-19 Response

Work with public health officials, health department staff and key stakeholder organizations to promote equitable and efficient vaccine rollout and advance prevention, testing, contact tracing, quarantine and isolation strategies to help end the pandemic.

Digital Products

A set of open source digital tools for public health jurisdictions in the United States to improve their efficiency of case investigation and contact tracing.

Partnership for Evidence-Based Response to COVID-19 (PERC)

Original research and analysis to support African Union Member States with the implementation of public health and social measures.

Public Awareness of Long COVID & Motivation to Get Vaccinated

A survey that revealed the more people know about the long-term effects of COVID-19 (long COVID), the more likely they are to consider getting vaccinated.

Protecting Health Care Workers: A need for urgent action

A report highlighting the risks health care workers consistently face during public health emergencies like COVID-19 and recommendations to protect them.

Public Health Emergency Laws: A Legal Guide

A legal guide to help government decision-makers develop a legal framework that can respond appropriately to public health emergencies like COVID-19, which exposed strengths and shortcomings in many legal frameworks.

COVID-19 in Schools:

Guides on how schools can safely reopen for in-person learning during the pandemic.

Download a factsheet summarizing layered mitigation measures schools can use to reduce COVID-19 spread in fall 2021.

Our in-depth science review presents a larger overview of what the data say about reopening amidst vaccines and variants.

In 2020, we released a series of guides on the public health approach to safely reopening schools during the pandemic.