COVID-19 and Collections Care: Part Two

  • Duration: 70 minutes
  • Date Recorded: August 25, 2020


Title: COVID-19 and Collections Care: Part Two


  • Stephanie Garafolo, Preservation Specialist, Northeast Document Conservation Center (NEDCC)
  • Tahe Zalal, Outreach Conservator, NEDCC


This webinar includes background information on the coronavirus, the latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines, and research coming out of the cultural heritage field, while introducing viewers to recommendations for mitigating risks related to handling and care of collections materials. Viewers will consider how the evolving crisis affects continuity of operations within their institutions and will leave with resources to help keep their organizations moving forward through each phase of reopening. The presentation includes a 30-minute question and answer session with an NEDCC Preservation Specialist and a Conservator to address specific concerns from attendees.

This session is an update to a webinar recorded in June 2020, COVID-19 and Collections Care.

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