Up to date resources from the UUA

General information on Covid-19 can be found here.

Resources on gathering can be located here.

Interim Guidance from the CDC for faith communities

Get Involved

Join “Mutual Aid Tompkins” on Facebook: a great resource for anyone seeking information, connections, or looking to volunteer (one of the managers is FUSIT’s own Juliana Garcia)

Support our local businesses! Check out this resource from the City of Ithaca for more information: http://www.cityofithaca.org/658/COVID-19

Stock up your pantry with nutritious foods from Tompkins Home Delivery – www.tompkinshomedelivery.com

Donate to the FUSIT Human Needs Fund and help us help FUSIT members and friends with financial need at this time.

Manage Your Stress 

Click on this link for a list of mental health resources. 

Apps: Calm, Headspace, Insight Timer

Zen Peacemakers are holding a 30 min meditation Monday through Friday at 11am, for as long as we are dealing with this pandemic.  
Follow this link:  https://zoom.us/j/9440832271

Check out this article about free meditation resources: https://choosemuse.com/blog/ultimate-list-of-free-meditation-resources/

Some local yoga studios are offering classes online. Check out Blackbird, Yoga Farm, and Mighty Yoga to find out more!

Check out this article about online and virtual options: https://www.mobihealthnews.com/news/europe/fitness-goes-digital-during-covid-19-crisis

Ride your bicycle outside – The FUSIT and Friends cycling team will begin training rides in the next few weeks. We’ll practice social distancing while riding together!!!


Learn New Skills

Take a dance or voice lesson with FUSIT’s own Sharon Costianes! https://flightperformingarts.com

Sign up for a music lesson, art or dance class at CSMA.

UU-Related Podcasts

White Lies (explores the murder of Unitarian minister Rev. James Reeb during the Civil Rights movement)

CLF (Church of the Larger Fellowship) Quest Podcast

Resources for the end of life during this time.


The Conversation Project with section about COVID   

Five Wishes – looks at medical, psychological and spiritual end of life issues

Advanced directives in NYS 

Printable Advanced Directive Forms by State 

NYS forms for Health Care Proxy:
Living Will 
MOLST forms 

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Helpful Articles to Read

Ithaca Voice – Letter to the Editor

NY Times – ICU Advanced Directives

The Atlantic – Why the Corona Virus is so Confusing

The Washington Post –  Fearful of COVID-19, Older People are Changing their Wills

Wired – Stewart Brand is 81 – and he doesn’t want to go on a Ventilator 

NY Times – What Doctors on the Front Lines Wish They’d Known a Month Ago