COVID-19 Signage Archive

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List of tags:
4 amharic 3 arabic 18 chinese 41 closures 628 distancing 17 emoji 1527 english 4 filipino 8 finnish 178 floor marker 6 french 88 german 105 governmental 1 haitian creole 194 hand-written 1 hawaiian pidgin 5 hebrew 2 hmong 1 hungarian 1 hygiene 1 irish 1 italian 14 japanese 9 kazakh 8 korean 156 limits 818 masks 4 mural 13 no text 1 pidgin 2 portugese 1 portuguese 35 reopening 26 russian 275 sanitizing 3 somali 76 spanish 3 swedish 84 symptoms 34 testing 2 turkish 17 typos 111 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!