This page is reference guide for all COVID-related resources to help stations tell their story. If your station hasn't already done so, you can share your station's COVID-19 resources and best practices to be included here. Questions? Contact Station Services.
Emergency Operations Plans
Some stations have begun sharing their plans for station employees during the outbreak.
COVID-19 Business Intelligence Updates
Check out the changes in viewership from the Business Intelligence team.
PBS Coronavirus-Related Programming and Resources Guide
View the Press Release regarding special primetime programs, streaming content, online resources and educational materials that are currently available and regularly updated
A Collection from CPB: Public Media's Response to the COVID-19 PandemicVisit CPB
Coronavirus News & Resources from Public Media
All Health TV from South Florida PBS
Content Available on Wavelength:
Information on the All Health Channel:
- How it spreads
- Prevention & treatment
- What to do if you are sick
- Stigma & COVID-19
Twin Cities PBS
In a :30 special on February 28th, 2020, TPT shared practical information from trusted medical sources so all Minnesotans know the steps to prepare for the coronavirus –also known as COVID-19- if it arrives in our communities. Guests included Minnesota Governor, Tim Walz, Kris Ehresmann with the Minnesota Department of Health and Dr. Caitlin Eccles-Radtke with Hennepin Healthcare.
Visit GPB's website for Coronavirus news & Resources
On Georgia Public Broadcasting's Coronavirus page you'll find:
- List of resources and news from the CDC, WHO and NPR
- The Latest Information from the Georgia state government
- Resources for Kids and Families
Other PBS Station Activities
WNIN, Evansville Indiana is partnering with the local NBC affiliate, WFIE, to air a one-hour conversation about the virus on both channels. The program will bring together local medical experts to discuss how to be best prepared for the spread and to answer live questions. They will also be airing the coronavirus spots that are offered by South Florida TV.
KQED (Northern CA) has a dedicated web page for Coronavirus in California with official announcements from across the Bay Area, running totals of confirmed cases, and state and national resources.
Connecticut Public has a dedicated page, What Connecticut Needs to Know about the Coronavirus, updated with guidance on symptoms and resources and an interactive map of New England’s confirmed cases.
WLRN’s Coronavirus Live Updates blog provides the latest information on COVID-19 in South Florida with links to the Florida Department of Health and the CDC.
Maine Public is updating a live blog What Mainers Need to Know about the Coronavirus, which includes news updates, recommendations for protecting yourself, and other information.
Though not typically known as a news station, WTVP has stepped up and expanded resources devoted to news and information during the COVID-19 epidemic. Multiple on-air initiatives are designed to keep viewers and the Central Illinois public engaged and informed. Learn More
WTTW Coronavirus Initiatives and Content
NJTV is providing daily news coverage, information about state preparedness and response, as well as economic reactions