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Health and Data Facts about the Coronavirus

CDC: Learn more about how you can protect yourself, your families, and your communities from COVID-19

WHO: Updated articles regarding WHO responses to COVID-19, links to advice, Q&A, reports, resources and guidance. 

AARP: This resource from AARP goes in-depth explaining processes to stay healthy during the pandemic, how the U.S. is responding, symptoms, and links to more articles (including Q&A with experts, older adults, face masks). 

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation: Coronavirus Updates and Data Sheet Updates on affected countries, resources for contingency planning, and testing. 

Nonprofit Tools, Info and To-Dos

Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program: The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program is providing low-interest working capital loans of up to $2 million to nonprofits in need of financial assistance. 

Emergency Plan Template: The Human Services Council has designed an Emergency Plan template to help organizations prepare for disasters and other emergencies. It includes guidance for preparedness, emergency action and continuity of operations. 

Disaster Distress Helpline: The COVID-19 pandemic is understandably causing a great deal of stress and anxiety for many people. It as important a time as ever to be mindful of the ways in which information may be impacting our mental health. SAMHSA’s Disaster Distress Helpline is available and can provide immediate support to those in need. You can call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. The helpline is available 24/7/365.

Telecommuting Resources: GoToMeeting by LogMeIn is offering eligible nonprofits and other entities free Emergency Remote Work kits to allow organization-wide use of many LogMeIn products for three months. Cisco WebEx is offering free WebEx meetings for non-profits, the education sector, and nonprofits. Also read about how to prevent "Zoombombing" and what to do if your meeting is Zoombombed.

Internet Service Providers: This article tells you which internet providers are lifting data caps during the coronavirus and are providing relief for their customers. 

Mental Health Services: The National Alliance on Mental Health Illness has developed a Resource and Information Guide to help individuals who are dealing with higher levels of anxiety, stress and loneliness as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Initial Analysis of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act: On March 27, the House unanimously passed and President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, a $2 trillion economic stimulus law intended to provide immediate relief for individuals, nonprofits, businesses, and state and local governments. The CARES Act is the third law enacted in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.


How Nonprofits Can Utilize the New Federal Laws Dealing with COVID-19: Nonprofit Quarterly asked Tim Delaney, president & CEO of the National Council of Nonprofits, to share insights about how nonprofits might utilize the new federal legislation relating to coronavirus to advance their missions. 

Community Resources

Resources For the Undocumented: is dedicated to increasing access to resources and knowledge for the undocumented immigrant community across the U.S. The following resources will be updated on an ongoing basis. English and Spanish

Internet Safety Guide for Seniors: 
Seniors often have the most to lose in dangers involving the internet. VPNSmash offers a helpful guide to help our elders protect themselves from online frauds and scams.


State-based Resources

New York City and New York State Resource Guide: Hispanic Federation has put together a working document of resources available to nonprofits based in New York City and New York State. Available in both English and Español.

New York City Food Delivery Assistance

The City of New York is providing assistance to New Yorkers during the COVID-19 crisis by delivering meals to those who cannot access food themselves. More here.

Other Helpful Links

6 Steps for Grant Makers to Take Now to Ensure Nonprofits Recover From Coronavirus Spread

COVID-19: What Nonprofits Should Do Right Now

New Webinars and Online Discussion for Human Services Organizations Addressing Coronavirus

Checklist for Community and Faith Leaders

Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers to Plan and Respond to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Center for Migration Studies: COVID-19 Migration-Related Developments

Recovery Rebates Fact Sheet