Below is a listing of information and resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic organized by 1) Health Information Resources; 2) Information for Arts Organizations and Freelance Artists; 3) Resources for Working, Teaching, and Learning Remotely; 4) Social Justice; and 5) Arts Advocacy. Each resource listing has some additional notations about topics that are available on that particular website. This page will be updated on a regular basis as more information becomes available. Please email additional info and resources to Rosemary Johnson.

COVID-19 Health Information Resources

Jefferson County Vaccine Hotline: 205-858-2221

World Health Organization (WHO)

  • Basic Protective Measures Against the New Coronavirus
  • Myth Busters
  • When and How to Use Masks
  • Videos

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

  • How to Protect Yourself
  • If You Think You Are Sick
  • What You Need to Know: Symptoms, Older Adults and Medical Conditions, Prepare Your Family
  • Resources for the Community: Travel, Schools and Childcare, Businesses and Employers, Community and Faith-Based Organizations
  • Statistics and Latest Updates

Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH)

City of Birmingham Stay-At-Home Family Activity Guide

  • Activities, resources, and sample home schedules for each age group

YWCA Central Alabama Domestic Abuse Hotline

COVID-19 Information For Arts Organizations & Freelance Artists

Shuttered Venue Operators Grant

  • The program includes over $16 billion in grants to shuttered venues, to be administered by U.S. Small Business Administration’s Office of Disaster Assistance.

Solidarity Fund 2.0

  • One-time grants to individual artists, cultural workers, and small arts organizations in the US South experiencing financial emergency or hardship specifically related to the COVID-19 pandemic.


  • Performing Arts Resources: Dance/USA has published an article, Coronavirus and Your Insurance Program
  • Federal Assistance
  • Advocacy and Congressional Action
  • Reopening Resources
  • Performing Arts Resources
  • Webinars and Additional Reading
  • CDC Resources

New England Foundation for the Arts

  • Public Health Resources
  • Arts and Culture Organizations
    o Webinars & videos on preparing your organization or event
    o Emergency Resources
    o Small Business Assistance

National Endowment for the Arts on Covid-19

  • Federal Resources
  • Impact Analysis
  • The Road Forward – Best practices tip sheet for arts organizations re-engaging with audiences and visitors.


  • Pocket Response Resource
  • Performing Arts Readiness

National Coalition For Arts’ Preparedness & Emergency Response (NCAPER)

  • Resources for Organizations
  • Resources for Artists

Event Safety Alliance

Americans for the Arts

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource and Response Center

Grantmakers in the Arts

  • COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and Arts Funding: Update and action items
  • List of resources regarding artist support and Covid-19

Creative Capital

  • List of Arts Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreak

CERF+ The Artists Safety Net

  • What Can You Do to Protect Yourself
  • What Can You Do to Protect Your Career
  • What Can You Do to Protect Your Organization
  • Additional Resources

Covid-19 Freelance Artists Resource

  • Aggregated list of free resources, opportunities, and financial relief options available to artists of all disciplines

Resources For Working, Teaching, and Learning Remotely

National Dance Education Organization: Teaching Dance in Fall 2020


Fractured Atlas

HowlRound TV

  • Ways of Gathering in the Age of COVID-19
  • Adding a Virtual Component to Your In-Person Event
  • Going Fully Digital
  • Interactivity
  • Getting Started
  • We’re Here to Help!
  • Panel: Artists in a Time of Global Pandemic


  • Stream Contemporary Dance Films

Digital Theatre+

  • Plays & Productions (includes dance)
  • Practice & Practitioners
  • Theory & Criticism
  • Teaching with DT+

PBS Learning Media

  • Appreciation and Analysis of Dance Works
  • Dance Creation, Participation, and Performance
  • Dance Forms
  • Society and History of Dance
  • The Dance Profession
  • Dance and Other Domains
  • PBS Great Performances: Dance

Greater Birmingham Arts Education Collaborative

UAB’s Alys Stephens Center Youtube Channel

  • ArtPlay
  • Arts In Medicine
  • Abroms-Engel Institute for Visual Arts

COVID-19 and Social Justice

Asian Americans Advancing Social Justice (AAJC)

  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice Statement on Discrimination and the Coronavirus Epidemic

The Partnership for Inclusive Disaster Strategies

  • There Is An Urgent Need For Government To Address The Rights and Needs of Persons With Disabilities Throughout All Covid-19 Planning and Response

Design Studio for Social Intervention

  • Social Justice in a Time of Social Distancing

COVID-19 and Arts Advocacy

Alabama Association of Nonprofits (AAN)