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NY Crisis Mapping project

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Description

Help combat COVID-19 in the US and worldwide as NY State becomes battlefront. The project creates a dynamic map and trends dashboard webpage of NY state COVID-19 cases by county. The ultimate goal of our project is to assist decision-makers in better allocation of efforts and resources through visualizing cases and providing key trends. Further stages of the project consider building machine learning models to extract underlying structures of the temporal and spatial trends to help with preventing and responding to future outbreaks.

The final tool will:
1. Help state and counties decision-makers visualize and track the spread in real-time and take actions accordingly.
2. Serve as a visualization tool for the state website: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/county-county-breakdown-positive-cases
3. Keep track of trends and make recommendations.

Volunteers will help in:
1. Developing a dynamic front-end that integrates different parts and fetch new data.

Who is already working on this

A team of Systems Engineering and Epidemiology faculty and students from Cornell University.

How far along it is

An alpha map is out and will be shared with those who join.

Demo, mockups, or documentation

https://github.com/PEESEgroup/PEESE-COVID19

How to get in touch
https://join.slack.com/t/peese-covid/signup (Email invitations will be sent)
Location
Remote
Tasks that need to get done

Looking for web developers, expertise in JavaScript would be extremely helpful.
Credits will be given to those who help.
Thank you.

Number of volunteers needed
10-50
Skills needed
Software