COVID-19 Resources

NRPA Parks Snapshot: May 20-22 Survey Results

IDPH: Phase 3 Guidelines for Reopening Workplaces, Youth Sports, Day Camps, Outdoor Recreation, & facilities (May)


NRPA: Specific Guidance for Common Park and Recreation Spaces, Facilities and Programs (May)

NRPA: Youth Programs and Camps Decision Tool

NRPA: Phased Reopening Planning – Gradually Restoring Operations to Protect Public Health (May)

NRPA: Assessing the Risk of Spaces, Facilities and Programs

CDC: Youth Programs and Camps During the COVID-19 Pandemic

CDC: Schools and Day Camps (5-30-20)

CDC: Workplaces During the COVID-19 Pandemic

CDC: Reopening Guidance for Cleaning and Disinfecting Public Spaces, Workplaces, Businesses, Schools, and Homes (4-29)

CDC: Schools and Child Care Programs (5-14)

CDC: Child Care Decision Tool

CDC: Interim Guidance for Schools and Day Camps  

CDC: Child Care Programs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

CDC: Interim Guidance for Child Care Programs

CDC: Considerations for Public Pools, Hot Tubs, and Water Playgrounds During COVID-19

CDC: Protect Yourself and Others from COVID-19 When Visiting Parks and Recreational Facilities (4-10-20)

NRPA News and Resources for the Field

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

IDPH: Essential Businesses & Operations Frequently Asked Questions (5/15)


Illinois Department of Public Heath


Visiting Parks and Recreational Facilities

USEEOC: What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws


CDC: Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Facility

CDC: Cleaning and Disinfection for Community Facilities

CDC: Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers Responding to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), May 2020

Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

Use of Cloth Face Coverings to Help Slow the Spread of COVID-19

OSHA's revised Respiratory Protection Standard 

Community Mobility Report

CDC guidance on closing hot tubs/spas for extended periods of time (4/21)

CDC recommendations on reopening hot tubs/spas and other water systems (4/22)

NRPA Path to Recover (May)

NRPA: CDC’s Face Covering Recommendation — Implications for Parks and Recreation (4/6)

Restore Illinois: A public Health Approach to Safely Open Our State

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois Department of Public Heath

World Health Organization



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