COVID-19 Resource Page

Get Communal Support in Our Green Team Facebook Group

We have a private group on Facebook for Green Team Members to share their successes and obstacles, ask questions, and receive support. If you are a part of a Green Team, we invite you to join here.

 

Public Health and Emergency Resources

State of Illinois COVID-19 Response Website

Chicago Covid-19 Resource Bank Via the City Bureau

CDC Recommendations for Faith-Based Communities

Chicago Public Health Department Guidance for Faith-based Organizations

Chicago Public Health Department Guidance for Event Organizers

"9 Things you might not know about the Illinois ‘stay-at-home’ order"

Resource List Compiled by Clean Power Lake County and LVEJO

Stay cautious if you live in rural areas says CDC doctor

How to Protect Yourself From Coronavirus When Grocery Shopping (Consumer Reports)

Watch a webinar from Women's Voices for the Earth on "COVID-19, Cleaning Products & Your Health" for staying safe as you clean your home. 

Retirement After the COVID-19 Pandemic

 

Interfaith Prayers and Responses

How to Livestream A Service 

Interfaith Responses to COVID-19 

Spiritual Guidance from Rabbis on the Coronavirus

Congregations Responding to Coronavirus Facebook Group

Meditation Chapel: an Interfaith Online Meditation Community

Enjoy several images like this one from artist Ricardo Levins Morales that offer us healthy ways to respond to COVID-19. United Methodist Creation Justice Tips sent out this special collection.  

A Litany for the Coronavirus

That Discomfort You're Feeling is Grief

 

Mental Health Resources

Free Meditation and Mindfulness Resources from Calm

How to Cope With Anxiety About Coronavirus (COVID-19)

4-week Series on caring for Mental, Spiritual, Physical, and Material Well-being During the COVID-19 Pandemic by Garrett Theological Seminary and the Color Mental Health Collective

A Reflection on COVID-19 Related Grief from Harvard Business Review

There are still ways to be outside and to enjoy our public spaces while maintaining safe distances from other people. Check out this resource from Openlands, which compiled a list of open natural areas and strategies for staying healthy.

Six Daily Questions to Ask Yourself in Quarantine

 

Ways to Support Local Farmers

A list of Chicago's farmers markets local vendors with pick up locations, home delivery, or Community Shared Agriculture (CSA) options

Order directly from LEAF online (a farmers market collective in Southern Illinois)

Do you live in the Western Suburbs? Shop Prairie Food Coop's Virtual Farmers Market here!

Learn about new nonprofit and statewide resource, Buy Fresh Buy Local, on The Land Connection's blog.

 

Nonprofit Resources

Loans for Nonprofits

Illinois COVID-19 Response Fund

Leading Through COVID-19

Qualities Your Nonprofit Needs in a Crisis

How Nonprofits Can Connect Virtually During Trying Times

Understanding the Videoconferencing Tools Available to Your Nonprofit

How Nonprofits and Board Members Can Respond to Covid-19

Learn about a wide variety of environmental topics with Illinois Environmental Council's Daily "Lunch & Learn" webinar series. Register for the series here. Watch past webinars on YouTube here

Calling all K-8 students! Learn about the Great Lakes every Monday with Alliance for the Great Lakes! Find out more on H.O.M.E.School 8 fun lessons that bring the great lakes into your home.

Virtual Seminar Series on COVID-19 hosted by Church & Society, The United Methodist Church. Check out a great line up of webinars covering justice in the time of novel coronavirus.

 

At-Home Entertainment Ideas

Free Audio Books from Audible

Support your favorite independent bookstore on Libro.fm.

Virtual Tour of National Parks

Virtual Webinars on Environmental Issues by the Illinois Environmental Council

Netflix Party (A browser extension to watch movies and shows with friends and family)

Staff Environmental Book Suggestions: find your next read here!