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Build compelling, insightful applications to help your communities respond to COVID-19

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As the global coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation continues to evolve, Esri supports software developers with maps, data hosting, and authoritative content to help you build solutions and aid pandemic response efforts. A no-cost ArcGIS Developer subscription grants you access to the developer tools powering the dashboards and mapping applications used in COVID-19 responses world-wide. In addition, use and style unlimited OpenStreetMap (OSM) map tiles, store 20GB of data and host 200MB of your content as live services, and build with authoritative reference data:

  • Open data from authoritative organizations such as Johns Hopkins, CDC, WHO, etc.
  • Esri’s authoritative data and map layers
  • Your own data
  • Location services to enhance your maps

Esri is here to help you. If you need additional resources or assistance, please contact us.

Create custom COVID-19 apps

This example app visualizes grade scoring of social distancing at the U.S. county level. View the app details in the GitHub repository or follow the 5-step guide below to build your own data-driven COVID-19 app and deliver valuable information to your audience.

Distribution of grades by county

5 steps to build a COVID-19 app

Access software

Sign up for a free subscription or use your existing ArcGIS Developers or ArcGIS Online account.

Pick a basemap

Use one of the many OSM basemaps and optionally apply your own styles.

Host your data

Upload your data so it can be dynamically visualized, queried, and updated.

Reference authoritative data

Explore maps and data sourced from the global GIS community and trusted partners.

Build your experience

Combine data with location services, analytical operations, and GPU rendering to build insightful apps that help users take action. Read more in our blog.

Access data and maps

COVID-19 Response: Expanded Access to HIFLD Licensed Data Now Available

COVID-19 Response: Expanded Access to HIFLD Licensed Data Now Available

As Homeland Security and Homeland Defense (HLS/HD) Mission Partners respond to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, all applicable licensed datasets have been released to Local, Tribal, and Territorial users with COVID-19 operational needs.
K12 Public and Private Schools with Closure and Reopening Status

K12 Public and Private Schools with Closure and Reopening Status

MCH Strategic Data has published this feature service representing the closures for K12 Schools as 4/5/2020 at 5pm CST. Updated daily.
Unacast County by County Grade for Social Distancing Explorer

Unacast County by County Grade for Social Distancing Explorer

Using the change in average distance traveled from pre-COVID-19 days and visitation to non-essential venues, we determined a daily county-level "Social Distancing" score for each county:
SafeGraph Places for ArcGIS Mar 2020

SafeGraph Places for ArcGIS Mar 2020

High accuracy points-of-interest (POI) business listing data for all places in the USA that consumers spend money. Dataset includes geometry point data and accurate name, address, and category data.
CDC Social Vulnerability Index 2018 - USA

CDC Social Vulnerability Index 2018 - USA

2018 Social Vulnerability Index (SVI). Created by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) / Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) / Geospatial Research, Analysis, and Services Program (GRASP).
Definitive Healthcare: USA Hospital Beds

Definitive Healthcare: USA Hospital Beds

Definitive Healthcare information on hospital beds, includes number of licensed, staffed & ICU beds; as well as bed utilization rate. This service is for USA hospitals; provided by Definitive Healthcare & spatially enabled by Esri’s Geospatial Cloud.
COVID-19 Cases US

COVID-19 Cases US

The current situation for the COVID-19 virus in the US updated hourly.
Coronavirus COVID-19 Cases

Coronavirus COVID-19 Cases

This feature layer contains the most up-to-date COVID-19 cases and latest trend plot. It covers China (in province level), the US, Canada, Australia (in city level), and the rest of the world (in country level).

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