Need Help With Covid-19 Tech? This Nonprofit Connects Volunteers with Governments

As the COVID-19 pandemic has increased the strain on governments to acquire more physical resources like personal protective equipment, state and local governments have also been faced with a growing need for tech resources to track data and develop platforms to share that data. Fortunately, scores of tech-savvy volunteers are lining up to help these governments, and a non-profit called U.S. Digital Response is pairing volunteers with governments.

This is a rapid response story about a coping strategy. Due to the urgent crisis, we are relaxing the ‘evidence of effectiveness’ criterion for solutions coverage on COVID-19 to capture early stage, improvisational, and experimental responses that cope with the pandemic.

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