Information and Resources Related to COVID-19 Pandemic

In this challenging and unprecedented time, Detroit URC affiliated and linked partners continue to do vital work in Detroit and beyond to promote health equity, support collaborative research, and advocate for the most vulnerable. We send our gratitude to them, and to all of you who are working in collaboration to respond effectively to this pandemic. Here are some examples of resource compilations and reports from the ground that we hope will be of assistance:

Recurring Events

Saint Louis University Institute for Healing Justice and EquityThe Color of COVIDWebinar
Community-Campus Partnerships for HealthCommunities in Partnership: Ensuring Equity in the Time of COVID-19Webinar"
Trust for America's HealthCOVID-19 and the Impact on Communities of Color: Our Nation's Inequities ExposedWebinar"
American Public Health AssociationResponding to COVID-19: A Science-Based ApproachWebinar"
The Praxis ProjectCommunity Centered Health Justice And Racial Equity - Organic Efforts Towards Health Equity-driven Policy and PracticeArchived"
U-M Ford SchoolMetro Detroit COVID-19 Policy and Health UpdateArchived
American Public Health AssociationToward the 'New Normal' - Protecting Public Health as America ReopensArchived"
American Public Health AssociationUS Hispanics Struggling with Greater Challenges in Face of COVID-19?"
University of Michigan School of Public HealthPopulation Healthy"
U-M Ford SchoolFrom Epidemiology to"
U-M School of Social WorkENGAGE Conversations: Reforming our Racist Criminal Justice"

Comprehensive Resource Lists

  • Department of Homeland Security (DHS) COVID-19 Disinformation Toolkit: Toolkit resource designed to help State, local, tribal and territorial officials bring awareness to misinformation, disinformation, and conspiracy theories appearing online related to COVID-19’s origin, scale, government response, prevention and treatment.Each product was designed to be tailored with local government websites and logos.
  • NAACP Coronavirus Resources: Comprehensive list of advocacy and informational resources, including sections on African American community impact, health and employment resources, and information for youth, veterans, and small businesses.



  • Bridge Magazine Resource List: Statewide list of resources including mental health, food banks, and internet support organized by city/region.
  • MI Safe Start Map: State of Michigan map that tracks the risk phases of COVID-19 indicators for different regions in the state.


We will continue to update this as more resources become available. Sending healthy wishes to all.