Ohio Department of Health offers information on the "Responsible Restart Ohio" laws and guidance
Back to Work Safely provides industry-specific information about reopening
The REALM Project is a collaboration between OLC, IMLS, and Batelle researching the safety of handling COVID-19 materials to assist in REopening Archives, Libraries and Museums. See this link for a review of REALM's results during OPC's Sept. 2020 discussion on the Quarantine of Materials.
As things change daily in Ohio, check out Governor Mike DeWine's press briefings at 2pm.
For the most up-to-date information about the state's fight against the coronavirus, visit www.coronavirus.ohio.gov.
Visit the State Library of Ohio's Coronavirus Information Resources Page
Stay updated on stimulus funding and other news on the National Humanities Alliance Blog
Call for medical supplies: contact your local Office of Emergency Management to inquire about drop off locations.
See Congressman Steve Chabot’s list of resources including frequently asked questions and the Ohio Covid19 Call Center.
COLLECTIONS MANAGEMENT DURING A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY
American Alliance of Museums: Covid-19 Resources & Information for the Museum Field
Massachusetts Coordinated Statewide Emergency Preparedness (COSTEP MA) contains up to date information on collections maintenance, environmental cleaning, and library lending.
National Center for Preservation Technology & Training: Disinfection Cultural Resources
Connecting to Collections: Collections Care in the Age of COVID-19
Heritage Emergency National Task Force: COVID-19 Resource Hub
American Institute for Conservation: COVID-19 Resources
Hamilton County Requests Protective Equipment Donations: N95 masks, surgical masks, disposable splash gowns, exam gloves (latex-free preferred, but all unopened boxes of gloves will be accepted). Call 513-263-8200 for donation drop-off location and additional information.
Columbus Public Library lists FAQ, family resources and Columbus COVID-19 important update info.
Cleveland Public Library: Sorting Coronavirus Fact from Fiction
PRESERVATION WORK FROM HOME IDEAS
See the Preservation Lab’s blog for a helpful list of projects and FREE webinars.
Please visit the Rare Book School SoundCloud page to take advantage of expert lectures from RBS faculty and visiting scholars.
Until May 31st, the Guild of Book Workers have made the GBW Vimeo page available to rent, FREE of charge to everyone, regardless of membership status. Enter the code GBW4FREE during checkout. Rentals are available as streaming content for 7 days. Code expires May 31, 2020.