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WSPN, like the general public, is concerned about the growing spread of the coronavirus internationally and the impact it will have here in the U.S. 

For those of us in the nonprofit industry, there are additional issues that we need to consider and to be prepared for. Techsoup has a great virtual workshop, Managing the Impact of COVID-19 on Nonprofits that can help you take those necessary first steps on how to address this issue at your organization.

As the impact of the coronavirus evolves, you can count on WSPN to continue to share information and updates as well as how it impacts the nonprofit community. Please watch our website and our social media channels for more information as we receive it.

For more detailed information regarding the coronavirus, COVID-19, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and World Health Organization websites. Click here for the most current COVID-19 Situation Report and Risk Communication Guidance. Visit DuPage County Health Department for up-to-date information for DuPage County. Please remember to visit CRIS website to update your profile if your service delivery options have changed. 

If you have any questions or would like to share what your own organization is doing to manage the situation, please click here.



How to Have Proactive Conversations With Employees (and Calm Their Fears),(Inc.) "Employees may be scared and their work may be impacted as a result -- whether they're working from home or not."

How Philanthropists Are Helping During the Crisis (New York Times, 303/27/20) "Their strategies could inspire other donors who want to know the quickest ways to ensure their dollars have the biggest impact."

Why Walmart Is Seeing a Rise in Sales for Tops, But Not Bottoms During the Coronavirus Crisis (CNN, 03/27/20) “As officials try to control the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of white collar workers—normally bound by dress codes and expectations in the office—are trading business trousers for sweatpants, and stiff blazers for that hoodie they would only ever allow their family, roommates, or dog to see.”


Source: Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering. Data sources include the World Health Organization, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, European Center for Disease Prevention and Control, and National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China, as well as local authorities, medical sources, and news reports.

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