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Resources for Cultural Institutions about COVID-19

Through our RHODI Conversations virtual discussions about COVID-19, a lot of resources have been shared by partner organizations. Below, you can find links to those resources to explore for yourself!

If you’d like to contribute resources to this list, please email rhodi@rihs.org.

From Conversation on 4/28/2020

CDC FAQ: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html

CDC Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/disinfecting-building-facility.html

How should CFBOs prepare for, and respond to, COVID-19?https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/community/organizations/guidance-community-faith-organizations.html#who

AAM: COVID-19 Resources & Information for the Museum Field: https://www.aam-us.org/programs/about-museums/covid-19-resources-information-for-the-museum-field/

National Center for Preservation Technology—on re-entry https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xjj2t7-PxyA&feature=emb_logo

RI Libraries and COVID19 https://olis.ri.gov/about/news/2020/covid19/

OLIS virtual events calendar: https://olis-ri.libcal.com/calendar/rilibrary/?cid=8304&t=d&d=0000-00-00&cal=8304

Clio app for potential virtual tours: https://www.theclio.com/

K-12 Distance Learning resources: https://guides.rilink.org/remotelearning

NEMA webinars archive, including one on virtual tours: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCnZrzItSMO1JrqgeObdHdlA

Online resources from partner organizations (if you have more, please share with rhodi@rihs.org –we’re happy to share on our page!):

Cranston PL: https://cranstonlibrary.org/online-resources-you-can-use-now

PPL: https://www.provlib.org/programs-exhibitions/programs/adaptive_practices/ This is PPL’s virtual programming, still going on through May 8, a variety of Zoom events, one on Twitch, and several allowing people to sign up for daily prompts for activities people can activate on their own https://www.provlib.org/programs-exhibitions/programs/adaptive_practices/ It’s called Adaptive Practices.

From Conversation on 5/26/2020

American Alliance of Museums (AAM)- Preparing to Reopen: https://www.aam-us.org/programs/about-museums/preparing-to-reopen/

AAM- COVID-19 Information and Resources for the Museum Field: https://www.aam-us.org/programs/about-museums/covid-19-resources-information-for-the-museum-field/

Webinar with Texas Historical Commission- “Museums Beyond Reopening: Thriving in Your New Normal” — https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/7863499761060001293

NEMA Report on Early Impacts of COVID-19: https://nemanet.org/resources/publications/museums-covid-19-report/

National Park Service on COVID-19 and cleaning cultural resources: https://www.ncptt.nps.gov/blog/covid-19-basics-disinfecting-cultural-resources/

Providence Arts and Culture Re-Emergence Self-Assessment Tool: https://artculturetourism.com/providence-arts-and-culture-re-emergence-self-assessment-tool/

Rhode Island COVID-19 Info Line—Department of Health: Monday-Saturday, 8:30AM-4:30PM 401-222-8022. Sunday and after hours, call 211. Email RIDOH.COVID19Questions@health.ri.gov.

Reopening Archives, Libraries and Museums Information Hub: A COVID-19 Research

Project https://www.webjunction.org/explore-topics/COVID-19-research-project.html

OSHA’s Guidance on preparing workplaces for COVID-19: https://www.osha.gov/Publications/OSHA3990.pdf

CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/index.html

OLIS: https://olis.ri.gov/about/news/2020/covid19/resources.php

NEMA: https://nemanet.org/covid-19/

ALA: http://www.ala.org/tools/atoz/pandemic-preparedness

AASLH: https://aaslh.org/covid19/

SAA: https://www2.archivists.org/resources-for-response-to-covid-19-health-crisis

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