COVID-19 Resources

Members can view recent COVID-19 resource links by visiting IPRAConnect.
Questions about accessing your account? Contact us at 708-588-2280.


National Recreation and Park Association COVID-19 Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois Department of Public Heath

World Health Organization






Past Programs & Resources

COVID-19 Virtual Community Talks

IPRA is hosted a series of COVID-19 virtual community talks. 

Access past talks (members only):

 March 26    May 7
 April 2    May 14
 April 9   May 21
 April 16  May 28 Recording I Chat

COVID-19 Safety & Mitigation Strategies Series

Tom Grey (Grey and Associates), Bill Hooker (PDRMA), and Tim Lenac (PDRMA) discussed identification of workplace exposure, creating a plan to mitigate COVID-19 workplace hazards, and exposure controls.

Access recordings of webinar (Members Only)
May 5: View recording here l Download Webinar Documents
May 19: View recording here Download Webinar Documents


COVID-19 Day Camp Guidelines Webinar

Jesse Kinsland, Mary Pedersen, and Sara Yager (PDRMA) highlight the Day Camp Guidelines issued on May 24th by the State of Illinois, discuss risk management best practices, and respond to day camp risk management questions.
June 5: View presentation here


COVID-19 Employer Questions & Answers


Access to past event resources (members only):
PowerPoint from COVID-19 Employer Questions and Answers  - 5/27/20


Call to Action

Members-only free events

View materials from the Call to Action interview series with Jamie Sabbach. 
Access to past event resources (members only):
Poll Results and PowerPoint from Understand Fiscal Reality - 4/14/20
Poll Results and PowerPoint from Don’t Wait to Collaborate - 4/21/20
Poll Results and PowerPoint from Understand Fiscal Reality - 4/23/20
Poll Results and PowerPoint from Reductionism and Revenue - 4/28/20



Managing Public Anxiety Related to COVID-19

Dr. Scott Mitchell of SamaraCare shared information about mental health issues that may be encountered in our parks due to COVID-19 and how to address it for the well-being of patrons.
Access to past event resources (members only):
PowerPoint and program recording