COVID-19 Resources
Please send helpful resources or links to Claire or Lisa at the Michigan Museums Association. 

MMA Weekly Online Programs  In Times Like These: Managing Museums Through Crisis (AAM)

General Information

FAQs for the November 18 Face Masks and Gatherings Order (Michigan Department of Health and Human Services)

Emergency Order under MCL 333.2253 – Gatherings and Face Mask Order (Michigan Department of Health and Human Services)

Epidemic Order Infographic 11-15-2020 (Michigan Department of Health and Human Service)

Epidemic Order Social Gathering Guidance 11-15-2020 (Michigan Department of Health and Human Service)

Epidemic Order Safe Social Pods 11-15-2020 (Michigan Department of Health and Human Service)


Culture in Crisis: Policy Guide for a Resilient Creative Sector (UNESCO)

MDHHS October 29 Epidemic Order Fact Sheet (Michigan Department of Health and Human Service)

MDHHS Oct. 9 Epidemic Order Fact Sheet (Michigan Department of Health and Human Services)

Emergency Order Under MCL 333.2253 – Gathering Prohibition and Mask Order (Michigan Department of Health and Human Services)

Epidemic Orders (Michigan Department of Health and Human Services)

Research Shows Virus Undetectable on Five Highly Circulated Library Materials After Three Days (Institute for Museum and Library Services)

Executive Order 2020-110 (museums may open as of June 8, 2020, subject to the rules governing retail stores)

Executive Order 2020-100 Amending certain previously issued executive orders to clarify their duration (Extends museum closures through June 12)

List of all Executive Orders and their status (scroll to the bottom to see EOs that are most current)

Executive Order 2020-97 Safeguards to protect Michigan’s workers from COVID-19

Executive Order, 2020-69 Temporary restrictions on the use of places of public accommodation
(Extends museum closures through May 28)

EXECUTIVE ORDER No. 2020-43 Temporary requirement to suspend activities that are not necessary to sustain or protect life

Resources for Nonprofits Impacted by COVID-19 Scroll down (Tech Soup)

COVID-19 Resources for MCACA Grantees  (MCACA) 

EXECUTIVE ORDER No. 2020-9 Temporary restrictions on the use of places of public accommodation

Center’s for Disease Control and Prevention - Schools, Workplaces, and Community Locations

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

American Alliance of Museums

US Travel Association

Culture Source 

Workplace Safety

COVID-19 Workplace Safety Ambassador Program (Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity)

November 16 COVID-10 MIOSHA Emergency Rules Q&A Presentation (Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity)

October 27 COVID-10 MIOSHA Emergency Rules Q&A Presentation (Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity)

COVID-19 MIOSHA Emergency Rules Infographic (Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity)

MIOSHA COVID-19 Emergency Rules (Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity)

Online Health Screening Tool (Sparrow)

COVID-19 Workplace Safety website (Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration - MIOSHA) 

List of PPE vendors from Southwest Michigan First

TEquipement.net (temperature screening)

Creative Safety Supply (social distancing tape)

Zorpro (body temperature scanning)

Resources for Reopening

Old Salem Museums & Gardens COVID-19 Analysis Process (Old Salem Museums & Gardens/ Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts)

Pure Michigan Pledge (Michigan Economic Development Corporation)

Reopening Starter Kit for Museums (American Alliance of Museums)

Toolkit for Childcare Programs and Summer Camps (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Reopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM) Information Hub: A COVID-19 Research Project (Web Junction)

Signage/Printables (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Reopening Plans from Michigan Museums (MMA Member login required)

Standards and Requirements for Reopening as included in Executive Order 2020-97 (COVID-19) (State of Michigan - Museum related areas highlighted)

Do You Have a COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan? We Can Help! (Michigan Chamber of Commerce)

Reopening Archives, Libraries, and Museums (REALM) Information Hub: A COVID-19 Research Project (OCLC, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Battelle)

How Should a Museum Reopen in a Post-COVID World? (Art World)

Long-Term Closure Re-Entry Checklist for Cultural Institutions and Collections Care Stewards (CURAE Collections Care, LLC and Newfields)

CDC Guidance for Business Reopening (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Reopening Connecticut: Museums and Zoos (State of Connecticut)

COVID-19 INDUSTRY GUIDANCE: Outdoor Museums and Galleries (California Department of Public Health)

Museums and end of lockdown: Ensuring the safety of the public and staff (International Council of Museums)

Sample museum entrance sign with COVID-19 and infographic of high-touch areas (Oklahoma Museums Association)

Back to Business Playbook: Compliance and Risk Management Considerations during the COVID-19 Pandemic (HUB International)

Best Practice for Reopening your Museum (Iowa Museums Association)

Reopening Plan Examples (AASLH)

Webinar- COVID-19 Basics: Re-Entry to Cultural Sites (National Center for Preservation Technology and Training)

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