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:

COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

  • Greater Than COVID-19: Black and Latino health care workers answer questions about COVID-19 vaccines in short videos
  • COVID-19 Vaccine Fact Checking: Five commonly asked questions and answers about the COVID-19 vaccines, fact checked by the Seattle-King County health department. 
  • Learn More About the COVID-19 Vaccines: A clear and concise table with information on age eligibility, number of doses required, and common side effects of the three available COVID-19 vaccines.
  • COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ Social Media Kit: Created by the National Institute of Health's Community Engagement Alliance, the social media kit includes easy-to-read graphics and pre-written captions. The graphics and captions are available in English and Spanish.

Mental Health Resources

  • Pandemic Journaling Project: The goal is to make sure that ordinary people struggling through this pandemic have their voices heard, and their experiences remembered

Detroit Resources

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.
  • Organizing Against Systemic Racism During COVID-19: Resources designed to help public health, philanthropy, and other allied fields support our diverse communities’ shared goals for health, justice, racial equity, and liberation.
  • Children's Defense Fund COVID-19 Action Center: Opportunities to take action and learn more about ending poverty and abolishing systemic barriers for Black children.



  • 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. 

Events & Webinars

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
American Public Health AssociationToward the 'New Normal' - Protecting Public Health as America ReopensArchived
U-M Ford School COVID-19: From epidemiology to equityArchived Webinar