COVID-19 Resources

Not sure where to find reliable information about COVID-19? This is a list of resources curated by library staff that has information you can trust.

Health Information

Source Resource Description
Madison and Dane County Public Health Coronavirus Dane County Public Health works with the community to enhance, protect, and promote the health of the environment and the well being of all people.
City of Madison Dane County COVID-19 Dashboard This dashboard displays data about COVID-19 for Dane County and is refreshed daily at 9:30 am.
Wisconsin Department of Health Service (DHS) COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease) DHS is the state government agency that is committed to protecting and promoting the health and safety of the people of Wisconsin.
Center for Disease Control Coronavirus (COVID-19) The CDC is the nation’s health protection agency and provides health information that protects our nation against health threats.
211 Wisconsin 211 COVID-19 Resources 211 connects you with thousands of nonprofit and government services in your area.

Personal Financial Information

Source Resource Description
Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Unemployment COVID-19 Public Information FAQ page from Wisconsin's Department of Workforce Development for people laid off during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UW Extension Financial Resources to Help Get Through COVID-19 Compiled by UW Extension, this page highlights common financial challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Protect yourself financially from the impact of the coronavirus (English) This page gives Information on what to do if you have trouble paying your bills on time as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Proteja sus finanzas del impacto del coronavirus (Español) Esta página brinda información sobre qué hacer si tiene problemas para pagar sus facturas a tiempo como resultado de la pandemia de COVID-19.
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development COVID-19 Resources for Renters and Homeowners HUD is helping communities affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) by addressing their housing and health needs.
Urban Leage of Greater Madison

COVID-19 Worforce Recovery Interest Form

(608) 729-1234

If you have been laid off or furloughed, get assistance from a team of highly experienced employment specialists at no cost.
Tenant Resource Center Dane County CORE A partnership between the City of Madison, Dane County and the Tennant Resource Center to provide emergency rental assistance to those impacted by COVID-19 which is different than the assistance provided by the CARES Act

Business Information

Source Resource Description
Centers for Disease Control Interim Guidance for Businesses and Employers  This page provides guidance to help prevent workplace exposures of COVID-19.
US Small Business Administration Coronavirus (COVID-19) Small Business Guidance and Loan Services This page provides resources for Small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
US Small Business Administration Disaster Assistance The Small Business Administration (SBA) provides low-interest disaster loans to help businesses recover from declared disasters.
UW Extension Farm Management Managing a Farm During COVID-19  This page provides resources for the unique challenges farm businesses face during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Wisconsin Department of Administration We're All In DOA Grants The Wisconsin Department of Administration is providing the COVID-19 Community and Economic Stabilization Grant Program for Wisconsin cultural, child care, and non profit organizations as well as movie theatres, hotels, music venues.

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