This collection brings together information on public closures. Due to my bias, this mostly focuses on the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan areas, although other institutions are also included. All institutions noted here, governmental or not, serve a public function, which is why they are included.

  1. COVID-19 – Maryland Humanities
  2. Coronavirus | National Archives
  3. COVID-19 - Coronavirus
  4. Metro announces additional COVID-19 changes, including reduced service beginning Monday | WMATA
  5. Update on Health and Safety at the Museum | Museum of the American Revolution | Philadelphia History Museum
  6. Maryland Historical Society to Close Temporarily Due to COVID-19 Threat | Maryland Historical Society
  7. Health and Safety | Chesapeake Shakespeare Company
  8. Coronavirus Updates | Maryland Transit Administration
  9. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Businesses - Maryland Business Express (MBE)
  10. Metro announces additional COVID-19 changes, including reduced service beginning Monday | WMATA
  11. Special Update from Paul J. Wiedefeld, General Manager/CEO regarding COVID-19 Positive Result | WMATA
  13. Coronavirus - Maryland Department of Health
  14. The Concert Office Responds to Corona Virus | In The Muse: Performing Arts Blog
  15. RBMS: Institutional Responses to COVID-19
  16. Academic Library Response to COVID19 | Ithaka S+R
  17. Pandemic Preparedness in the Workplace and the Americans with Disabilities Act
  18. Interim Guidance for Administrators of US Institutions of Higher Education | CDC
  19. Illinois News -
  20. All Illinois bars, dine-in restaurants will close to the public for 2 weeks due to COVID-19 concerns | WGN-TV
  21. Illinois News -
  22. Pandemic flu preparedness - King County
  23. Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for an Influenza Pandemic
  24. Public Libraries closed for COVID-19 - Google Sheets
  25. Colleges and universities closed/migrating online for COVID-19
  26. Coronavirus | National Archives
  27. COVID-19 ("Coronavirus") Information and Resources for Schools and School Personnel | U.S. Department of Education
  28. Library-Related Special Event Closings, Cancellations and Updates Due to COVID-19 Concerns | LJ infoDOCKET
  29. COVID-19 Update | Illinois Heartland Library System
  30. 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) | RAILS: Reaching Across Illinois Library System
  31. Coronavirus Update from the Maryland Judiciary | Maryland Courts
  32. Maryland Judiciary Responds to Coronavirus (COVID-19): Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera | Maryland Courts
  33. COVID-19 UPDATE: Maryland state courts reduce staffing in courthouses, continue to hear emergency court matters | Maryland Courts
  34. COVID-19 UPDATE: Circuit courts in Maryland will process land record filings amid COVID-19 | Maryland Courts
  35. COVID-19 UPDATE: Foreclosure and eviction cases will not move through the courts amid COVID-19 | Maryland Courts
  36. (COVID-19) Response: Information for the Public | Maryland Courts
  37. Maryland Judiciary Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates | Maryland Courts
  38. Orders Staying Evictions in District Court | Maryland Courts
  39. Copy of Public Libraries closed for COVID-19 - Google Sheets
  40. COVID-19 – Maryland Humanities
  41. Baltimore County History Day – Digital Contest – Maryland Humanities
  42. Burkely Hermann on Instagram: “Sign at Cylburn Arboretum in Baltimore. The buildings aren't open but the park is open. Nice daily break.”
  43. Burkely Hermann on Instagram: “Closure signs at Cromwell Valley State Park on March 20th. The facility mentioned was a port-a-potty with some hand sanitizer inside.”
  44. Burkely Hermann’s Instagram profile post: “Two signs about COVID-19 closures at a local park, Cromwell Valley Park. The funniest was seeing a sign like this on a wood pile.”