Coronavirus Crisis Resources

FL's current "curve" according to the Johns Hopkins U Covid-19 Resource Center.

(Updated 4/27)


Testing Resources

City of Coral Gables Free Testing (Beginning May 1)

Current Resources Available Through Miami-Dade County

Ways to Give and Get Help in Miami-Dade

Relief Funds

UNITE HERE Local 355/Hospitality Workers Fund

Miami Restaurant Employee Relief Fund

South Beach Wine and Food Festival/FIU Chapin School Industry Relief Fund

WeCount! Immigrant Worker Covid-19 Fund

United Way of Miami Pandemic Response Fund

Oolite Arts Relief Fund for Artists

Food Banks and Food Distribution Events


Curley’s House of Style Food Bank

Expanded Meals on Wheels (Miami-Dade Seniors)

Farm Share, Inc.

Feeding South Florida

Other Resources and Resource Lists

Job Loss Support Facebook Page

South Florida Healing Justice Facebook Page

Alcoholics Anonymous Zoom Meetings

New Florida Majority List of Testing Sites and Food Distribution Spots

Miami Herald’s List of Resources

Miami Herald’s “People Helping People” Program

Resources for Establishing Mutual Aid Groups

Big Door Brigade

Sample Mutual Aid Letter

Local News

Miami Herald Coronavirus Coverage (No Paywall)


Miami New Times

Public Health Information

World Health Organization

Johns Hopkins Global Cases Map

Web MD Coronovirus News Page

Florida Department of Health Infection Tracker

Emergency Orders and Local Government Information

FL Health Department

Miami-Dade County

City of Coral Gables

Grocery Stores with Special Hours for Vulnerable Populations


Tuesday and Wednesday, 7-8 am

Dollar General

First Hour of the Day


One hour before store opening on Tuesdays

Whole Foods

Stores open one hour early for people 60 and over


8-9 a.m., Monday through Friday

Fresh Market

7-8 a.m. for 65 and older


65 and over and at risk, 7-8 a.m.


 First hour of operations on Wednesdays


General Food Info

Safe Food Handling Video (Jeffrey Van Wingen)

List of Restaurants Doing Takeout and Delivery in Coral Gables

Convention and Visitors Bureau Google Doc with Citywide Restaurant Updates

Carlos Frías’s Disaster/Food Coverage

Restaurants, Farmshares, Other Local Businesses Doing Curbside Pickup or Delivery

Ghee Indian Kitchen

JoJo Tea

Little River Cooperative

Madruga Bakery

Threefold Café

Urban Oasis Project

Masks and Other PPE

General Information 

When and How to Use a Mask (WHO)

Forbes Article on the Mask Shortage

How to Use Masks (Washington Post)

How and Where and Donate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

#GetUsPPE (a national clearinghouse site)

Local Sources for Buying and Donating Fabric Face Masks


My Mila Boutique


Instructions for Making Your Own Masks and Face Shields

Designs and Materials for Masks and Face Shields (Michaels craft stores)

Guide and Design for Rapidly Produced Face Shields (Columbia University Library)

How to Sew a Face Mask (NY Times)

How to Make and Donate Masks (JoAnn fabric stores)

Rag Mask (easy sewing pattern)

Instructional Sewing Videos

Craft Passion (shaped masks)

Sherry Harper-McCombs (pleated masks)

Holly Neville (pleated masks)

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