COVID-19 Signage Archive

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List of tags:
3 amharic 2 arabic 18 chinese 40 closures 611 distancing 16 emoji 1469 english 4 filipino 8 finnish 172 floor marker 83 german 102 governmental 1 haitian creole 189 hand-written 1 hawaiian pidgin 5 hebrew 2 hmong 1 hungarian 1 irish 1 italian 13 japanese 8 korean 154 limits 790 masks 4 mural 13 no text 2 portugese 35 reopening 17 russian 263 sanitizing 3 somali 73 spanish 3 swedish 80 symptoms 24 testing 1 turkish 15 typos 104 vaccines 5 ventilation 10 vietnamese

Note that many signs have yet to be tagged (i.e. the above distributions are not representative of the entire database).

Tag definitions:
closures temporary or permanent facility/business closures (e.g. not just "dining room closed" or "table closed") distancing mentions of social or physical distance/distancing, requests to "stay apart," etc. emoji signs that use emoji characters (not emoticons or generic smiley face graphics) floor marker markers or stickers on the ground (or those intended for the ground) governmental designed or mass-produced by a public health department or government agency hand-written signs that have a hand-written/hand-designed component, whether fully or partially limits specific time or numerical occupancy limits masks mentions or imagery of masks and/or other face coverings sanitizing references to hand washing, sanitizing, or the sanitization/cleaning of surfaces symptoms mentions of specific symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g. not "stay home if sick") or vaccine side effects typos typographical errors (not for grammar/spelling mistakes – but both should include "[sic]" in their transcription)
All others should be self-descriptive!