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.



  • 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.