The COVID County Data project is a collection of people, code, and data meant to help researchers, policy makers, and any interested parties access data that can be used to analyze and influence public policy related to the current pandemic.
This project is meant as a public good and, for as long as the project continues, it will be free and open-source.
We don't. We, and our partners and sponsors, want to enable policy discussions that are rooted in accurate, comprehensive, easy-to-access data. We are lucky enough to have an opportunity to facilitate this.
All over. We collect the data from a variety of sources. You can learn more about where each dataset comes from by reading the API documentation. We use official government sources where possible.
The data is accessible through several options:
We think the Python, R, and Julia libraries will be enough for most people, but we wanted to make sure to expose the other options as well.
There are a number of things you can do to help this project succeed: