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NIBS COVID-19 Town Hall: Healthy Buildings & the Effect on Public Health During the Pandemic

The National Institute of Building Sciences will host a Virtual Town Hall with leaders from across the built environment to address concerns regarding building safety around COVID-19. In this town hall, experts will discuss the importance of healthy buildings. As we continue to respond to COVID-19, it is essential that the built environment work to prioritize public health, climate justice, and the green energy sector

GIS Systems Lead Response to COVID-19

The widespread use of GIS for COVID-19 response has demonstrated the power of geospatial thinking and the scalability, speed, and insight provided by GIS. More than simply mapping phenomena, GIS uses geography to furnish context for events in a common reference system. Applying spatial analysis tools, GIS brings out the relationships, patterns, and associations that are often hidden by the complexity of data. GIS has been critical to the ability of state and local governments to react to the pandemic.