Coronavirus Resources

Coronavirus Resources

The Alliance has designated this space to share steps being taken and resources on how fellow news publishers are responding during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic to ensure journalist and customer safety and well-being.

In addition, you will find tips and guidance, statements, articles and other resources that may be useful as you are continuing to work to provide critical news information during the crisis.

Please bookmark this page and check back regularly for updates and additional resources, tools and information as the situation evolves.

WHO Guidance: Package Delivery Safety and Coronavirus:

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News Publishers Deemed “Essential” Businesses During Pandemic:

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View State/Municipality orders here

Letter to Vice President – News Publishers Should be Designated “Essential” Businesses:

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View Sample Letters here

How Publishers Are Working to Protect Readers, Journalists During Pandemic

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Stimulus Updates Affecting the News Media Industry

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View Alliance Stimulus Funds Guide here
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WHO Guidance: Is it safe to receive a package from any area where COVID-19 has been reported?

The likelihood of an infected person contaminating commercial goods is low and the risk of catching the virus that causes COVID-19 from a package that has been moved, travelled, and exposed to different conditions and temperature is also low.

COVID-19: Find out if your state/municipality deems newspapers "essential businesses" - Learn more