COVID-19 Resources for Adults

**I will update this as I have more links.**

For Things To do at Home with Your Children While Sheltering in Place, please see this article.

Information on COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) COVID-19 Resources

Q&A on COVID-19 by

COVID-19 Statistics and Research by Our World in Data

California Department of Health COVID-19 Updates

STAT News on the Coronavirus

Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security

California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response

American Heart Association COVID-19 Resources

American Society for Microbiology Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

California Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) Resources for Employers and Workers

Rural Health COVID-19 Resources

Flatten the Curve

The First U.S. Company Has Announced an Upcoming Home COVID19 Test

COVID-19 Trackers

The Center for Systems Science and Engineering at JHU COVID-19 Tracker

COVID-19 Tracker for the U.S. and Canada

Worldometer Coronavirus Tracker

Information Is Beautiful Trackers

For Businesses

Economies can rebound quickly from massive GDP slumps — but not always.

Gartner: How to lead your organization through coronavirus (COVID-19) disruption: Protect your people, maintain operations and sustain your business during the pandemic and beyond.

Small Business Administration (SBA) COVID-19 Small Business Guidance & Loan Resources.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has a Coronavirus Small Business Guide for those small businesses being affected by COVID-19. You can also search for your state’s Chamber of Commerce.

Facebook’s Small Business Grants program is offering $100 million in cash grants and ad credits to businesses impacted by the Coronavirus crisis.

Financial Help

Individual taxpayers are eligible to request a six-month filing extension. However, if you’re expecting a refund you should file your tax return ASAP. See IRS resources for forms and directions on how to file for an extension.

Coronavirus Sick Leave and Unemployment Benefits

FCC’s Keep Americans Connected Pledge for residents or small business customers. For the next 60 days they promise not to terminate service and will waive late fees caused by the coronavirus pandemic. They are also opening their Wi-Fi hotspots to any Americans who need them.

COVID-19 Emergency Financial Relief Program was created to provide financial assistance to all Veterans, Active Duty, Reserves and National Guard who are experiencing a financial setback due to the negative economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

CASE at Duke Capital Relief Resource: This comprehensive, searchable database includes grants, loans, and other cash equivalents that can help entrepreneurs, nonprofits, and businesses anywhere in the world.

If your mortgage is owned by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac (find out here) and you’re experiencing hardship due to the coronavirus crisis, you may be eligible to suspend payments.

United Way has a COVID-19 Community Economic Relief Fund. They will help with bills, rent and food. Call 1–866–211–9966. Provide zip code and they will give you a list of local agencies to provide assistance.

Domestic Workers is providing $400 in emergency assistance for qualifying home care workers, nannies, and house cleaners who are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This allows these workers to stay home and stay safe.

Feeding America is supporting local food banks to ensure nobody goes hungry during the pandemic.

Meals on Wheels delivers meals to vulnerable senior citizens. Their COVID-19 Response Fund will get emergency resources to local programs.

No Hungry Kid is working to ensure that no child who normally receives a meal from a school lunch program goes hungry during the pandemic.

Global Giving is helping stop the spread of the virus by giving communities on the front lines of the crisis the resources they need to act quickly and protect the most vulnerable. The organization sends doctors, nurses, and health care workers to communities in need and is also helping to get masks, ventilators, and other lifesaving medical supplies to hospitals and clinics.

One Fair Wage is providing cash assistance to restaurant workers, car service drivers, delivery workers, and personal service workers who often rely on tips and whose income is threatened by COVID-19.

AmeriCares is funding the distribution of critical supplies, education, training, and other support for its staff and partners here at home and around the world.

UNITE HERE is providing economic relief for working families facing layoffs and uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic.


U.S. Tax Filing Day Moved from April 15 to July 15

U.S. Travel Advisories

How to Disinfect Everything During the Coronavirus

How to safely receive packages and deliveries during the coronavirus.

A Movement to Stop the Spread of the Coronavirus — #StayTheFuckHome

Alternatives to TP / Diapers / Babywipes / etc

Tim Ferriss’ Twitter list of experts he is following for COVID-19.

How to Safely Shop for Groceries Right Now

How to Protect Yourself From Coronavirus When Grocery Shopping

COVID-19 Resource List

Make sure your donation dollars are well spent: Check out Coronavirus-focused charity ratings on Charity Navigator.

Mental and Emotional Support

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1–800–273-TALK (8255)

Crisis Hotlines: 1–877–663–5433

The National Crisis Text line: Text “Connect” to 741741

National Hopeline Network: 1–800–784–2433

LGBTQ+ National Youth Hotline: 1–800–246–7743


Live concerts to watch during the shut-in

Every Oscar best-picture winner — ever.

The Paris Operais is offering its most beautiful shows, from Swan Lake to Don Giovanni, free online.

Metropolitan Opera to Offer Up “Nightly Met Opera Streams”

15 Broadway Plays and Musicals You Can Watch On Stage From Home

Paris Museums Put 100,000 Images Online for Unrestricted Public Use

12 Famous Museums Offer Virtual Tours

Tour National Parks Virtually

Over 30 Virtual Field Trips with Links


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Morning MeditOcean with Monterey Bay Aquarium

A list of free, online, boredom-busting resources

Get your Taxes done

Take Free Drawing Classes From Famous Illustrators

Learn How to BeatBox — For Beginners

Learn how to speed read

Learn to cook


Download over 300,000 books from the NYPL for free. The free e-reader app, SimplyE, can be downloaded for iPhone or Android.


Yoga Ed on YouTube

Free or Discounted Workouts to do at Home

BASI Pilates Mat Workout with Rael Isacowitz

Continually updated list of Instagram accounts offering free dance classes.

Adam Rosante — Quick and Dirty Workouts incorporating dumbells

Amanda Russell — With workouts that have names like “The Coachella 5 Minute Hip and Butt Workout”

Be Fit — This one-stop shop for fitness, health, and wellness is dedicated to delivering workouts from top trainers, including the likes of Jillian Michaels, Jane Fonda, Billy Blanks Jr., and others.

Blogilates — a series of quick workouts targeted at specific body parts, most of which only require a yoga mat, so you don’t need a lot of space for them. — For at-home workouts, explainer videos, and full-on body-blasting workouts.

FitnessBlender — Daniel and Kelli are a husband-wife team whose videos are for everyone, everywhere — even those who absolutely hate working out.

HASfit — If you’re someone who’s easily overwhelmed by options, take a deep breath before perusing HASfit’s YouTube channel, which has more than 1,000 free workout routines and fitness programs for you to choose from.

Jessica Valant Pilates — a channel full of full-length, ad-free workouts to help you hone the art of lengthening and toning your body.

Kayla Itsines — The personal-trainer-turned-overnight-internet-star tailors her workouts.

Scott Herman Fitness — primarily focusing on workouts that require some equipment (as in “carrying heavy stuff”), but his channel also features valuable bodyweight exercises that harp on proper form.


Not Without Salt

How Sweet Eats

Whats Gaby Cooking

A Cozy Kitchen

Cookie & Kate

Ina Garten is sharing recipes that you can make with staples that are already in your pantry on her Instagram channel.

Binge watch every episode of The French Chef with Julia Child


Imbibe Magazine

Art of Drink

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