The CDC’s official Coronavirus (COVID-19) webpage – This site is an all-in-one resource for everything Coronavirus. The site includes a description of symptoms, advice on what to do if you think you may have been exposed to the virus, information on how to slow the spread of the virus, to real time updates on the pandemic itself.
Stanford University Medicine official Coronavirus webpage – This resource was put together by Stanford Medicine. It has educational videos, brochures, community resources and more.
Mayo Clinic Informational Page on Coronavirus and the Coronavirus Supplement to the Mayo Clinic Health Letter – Authoritative informational resources on the virus from the renowned Health Institution.
World Health Organization (WHO) Coronavirus page – All around great resource for broader information on the virus. A great page for statistics.
Information for Children on Coronavirus
Brain Pop Coronavirus page – This interactive resource is designed for children, and includes a quiz and worksheets, graphic organizer and more.
Coronavirus Comic Book – NPR has provided this digital comic book designe for children exploring the Coronavirus
Financial Hardship Information
For anyone curious of their eligibility for unemployment insurance here is the IDES FAQs about eligibility for unemployment insurance
10 things to know before applying for unemployment insurance in Illinois, including a link to file your claim
Unemployment insurance claimants must also register with the employment service: Employment Service Registration Requirements
Freelancers who do not qualify for their state’s unemployment insurance may apply for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster Unemployment Assistance
Information for Employers and Business Owners
Employers seeking to avert layoffs can access and use Rapid Response Layoff Reporting & Services
Business owners facing economic impact caused by COVID-19 can apply for low-interest, long-term loans for payroll, bills, and working capital from the U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Relief Program
Sales Tax Deferral for Bars and Restaurants: IDOR’s informational bulletin
The CDC has a list of resources for businesses and employers
Cash or Monetary Assistance
Cash assistance for pregnant women and families with children: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families
Financial assistance for bartenders, spouses of bartenders, or children of bartenders: Bartender Emergency Assistance Program
Student Loan Assistance
Coronavirus and Forbearance Information for students, parents, and borrowers