Index of COVID-19 projects in the network

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Index of projects related to COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Help Wanted Roles/Job Board (Implemented as Github Issues)

Updated on 4/20 based on 4/16 standup notes

  • Code for Chapel Hill - NC COVID Support: Engineers with VueJS experience (frontend) and .NET or Umbraco (backend), ethics/data privacy guidance, input on expanding & connecting with other CfA projects
  • Code for Baltimore - Healthcare Roll Call: Anyone with extensive Mocha/Chai testing experience would be helpful.
  • Code for Dayton - Flo’s Whistle: Pandemic: Developers, hackathon - React JS (not new hook wildness), Python Flask, NEED input on dashboard data visualization
  • Code for Boston - Mass Access with Suffolk Lit Lab: Project management (coding and other), translators, plain language, UX, docassemble coders, python coders, SMEs, funding, technical writers.
  • Code for Hawaii - Resilient Hawaii: Translation experts, content moderators/suggestion handlers, keeping information accurate and up to date

Updated on 4/15 based on 4/9 standup notes

  • BetaNYC - Essential food and services data during COVID-19: Need Feedback on this google spreadsheet (background)
  • Code for Baltimore - Bmore-Responsive/Healthcare Roll Call: Need Project Managers
  • Code for Dayton - Flo’s Whistle: Pandemic: Need Developers, hackathon - React JS
  • Code for Philly - Need assistance helping projects solidify their MVP, how to raise funds
  • Code for SF - Stop COVID SF Bay Area: Need army of volunteers to adopt topic or region, commit to updating that information on a daily basis.
  • Open Maine - Find Food Maine: Need advice on getting bigger partners onboard. Want to advise partners on data formatting.
  • Open Eugene - Open Eugene At Risk Telehealth: Need Project Managers
  • World Health Organization - WHO Mobile App: need Flutter experts.
    Code for Anchorage - Printing N95 Masks: Need Connections to people who have 3D printing expertise to review plans

Code for DC is partnering with DC Mutual Aid. Mollie Bates is leading the effort.

Update on work so far:

• Our top priority is to help DC Mutual Aid recruit DC Neighborhood Pod Leads. Start a pod on your block, or text a friend to start one on theirs! Becca is our liason with DC Mutual Aid. Start helping your neighbors, now!
• To help recruit Pod leads, we are working on a spreadsheet of DC Civic Association data. Know a friend involved with the civic association? Ask them to fill out the spreadsheet.
• Becca will work with DC Mutual Aid to email ANC members and Civic Association leaders about the pod effort once we have a good list. The ANC contact list is done.
• Long term, our goal is to map the connections between ANC Single Member Districts, Civic Associations, and Neighborhood Mutual Aid pods, while maintaining privacy of the Pod leads. See the Project Pitch for more info, and please leave feedback. We do not need to built this urgently. What is urgent is taking care of yourself, staying home, connecting neighbors via Mutual Aid pods, donating money to aid groups, volunteering at food banks, supporting local small businesses etc.


Code for Pittsburgh is encouraging crowdsourcing help for Allegheny County’s Free Food Distribution Map.

See Meetup for more details:


Thanks, added. Also saw you created an updates thread. I’ll link.

Thanks added. Also, if you have an updates link feel free to share.

Code for Baltimore is putting together an application that can ingest data in various forms (though you have to write a script per source), and then deliver a sort of Contact and Response Management API.

We actually started it a few months ago but really stepped it up recently. We call it Bmore Responsive, and we built it to be reused by other municipalities that may have the same issues. The code for it is here: but it is also on Dockerhub and can be put into a docker-compose.yaml setup really easily

We are putting together a separate front-end to interact with the users that we are calling Healthcare Rollcall


Thanks @revjtanton added.

Aloha @revjtanton, @melynnduh, @csethna! @mmazanec22 and I are hosting a COVID Response “standup” zoom call (Thursday 4/9 8PM EST/5PM PST) to share status updates and needs on active COVID projects listed here.

Please join us if you are available and/or help us get in contact with project leaders if you know them. Check out slack for details:

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Code for Denver stood up this week.

It’s a small project inspired by my own hand written note in my apartment elevator. It’s simple - just a place for folks to share names/numbers in case someone needs help - but we thought it was a good way to contribute something small scale, personal, and more direct action that wouldn’t interfere with larger efforts.

Let us know what you think.

We have a version 2 in the works with a Spanish translation!

Code for Dayton is working on reconfiguring and redeploying “Flo’s Whistle” a self reporting app we built in 2018. It’s a whistle blowing app for nurses (hence the name “Flo” for Florence Nightingale and “whistle” for obvious reason) to anonymously report unsafe working conditions secondary to staffing shortages. The anonymous reports are filed by zip code, which is converted to congressional district, then displayed on a public facing choropleth map. It was an experiment and we learned a fair amt about anonymous reporting, but we never did much with the data display at all.
Now that there are national outcries about critical shortages of a variety of supplies for frontline caregivers, we’re modifying the input to allow for reporting by first responders, physicians and respiratory therapists as well, and for them to provide a list of shortages by date, healthcare setting, and zip code. We are just starting to work on the public facing dashboard part. We’ve applied for grant money from Ohio State University, but we can’t wait for funding, so we’re just soldiering on with whoever we can recruit. The online persona from the original project “Flo Nightingale RN” has maintained a social media presence, and will be the promoter of the app on FB, Twitter and Instagram. Co-captain Dave Best is the developer lead on this project.


Open Eugene Projects can be found here:

Here is the current list of open projects with links for contributors.

#proj-telehealth - Working with local health providers buy extending telehealth services to at-risk populations during the COVID pandemic. aka tablet drive.

#proj-signs-of-hope - Working with City of Eugene to create signs and response from artist and creatives in all sectors to support Front Line Workers during COVID-19. Small acts of kindness have huge ripples.

#proj-sing-a-long - Working with the City of Eugene culture services and llocal choirs to create an online performance using #proj-virtual-town-square Jitsi servers.

#proj-local-take-out - Working with the Eugene Chamber of Commerce to quickly update a local Map of restaurants with details on ordering and pick-up options.

#proj-virtual-town-square - Working with Emerald Broadband (local ISP) to host a free videoconferencing solution (Jitsi) for regional civic events like city council meetings, online events, etc.

#proj-eugville - Online virtual environment for Web and VR for folks to hang out and find resources.

#proj-willamesh - Regional mesh network and ISP

#proj-oregon-covid-test - A mapping app for COVID test when we get public test sties in Oregon

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Hey do you have links for this (e.g github, project website) or are they TAG COVID-19 so we can capture it on the network projects map?

Hi @janmic do you have a website link or a way we can point people to that material?

Can you share details about your telehealth project? Code for Asheville folks are considering a similar effort. I couldn’t access your slack.

@Janiac how can we support in South Florida? Is there a way for us to deploy it locally in our district or point people to it as a resource.