Recovery Icons by Green Map

Recovery Icons, designed to be used as people start returning to public life in the Covid era, point out places where you can distance safely, enjoy nature nearby, support local business and help guide communities toward a healthier future. Created by Green Map System, this is version two of the Recovery Icons, which can be freely used under our Creative Commons license.

This set of Recovery Icons is arranged by

  • Public Health
  • Recuperation
  • Regeneration

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Icons

Testing Station
Testing Station
Place for health testing or monitoring. Can indicate medical offices, nonprofits, groups and websites, either permanent or set up during crisis situations.
Critical Supplies
Critical Supplies
Material goods that cover basic needs and the most important supplies in a time of crisis.
Hospital
Hospital
Building or temporarily designated space where emergency, surgery or other critically-needed health care can be obtained.
Wellness Resource / Alternative Health
Wellness Resource / Alternative Health
Place to receive health and wellness care outside of mainstream medical practice. Yoga, massage therapy, holistic, herbal and traditional Chinese medicine represent a few examples of wellness resource...
Unhealthy Spot / Quarantine
Unhealthy Spot / Quarantine
Officially recognized or well-known site where residents' health has been threatened by disaster, disease, emissions, environmental degradation or unjust practices.
Wash Hands Here
Wash Hands Here
Wash and refresh here. Icon can be used to indicate hand washing stations and may provide drinking water, a comfort station, or information on water purity and conservation.
Farmers Market / Local Market
Farmers Market / Local Market
Sells regionally grown produce. May be organic or traditional foods, sold in a lively permanent or temporary setting. Food does not travel far from where it’s grown, so it's fresh and nutritious. ...
Community Farm / Coop Garden
Community Farm / Coop Garden
Growing abundant fresh food is the focus. Increasing food security, coop farms also sequester carbon, build skills and relationships to one another and promote healthy eating. Seed saving, pollinator ...
Food Gathering Site
Food Gathering Site
Grow, pick and gather wild or cultivated edibles, glean fields and fruit trees, go fishing, or harvest wild herbs and foods. Consider ecological concerns, delicate habitats, health, and waste issues w...
Farm With Animals
Farm With Animals
City farms, demonstration farms, gardens with chickens and rabbits, police horse barns, and other places where the public can see domesticated animals carefully tended, ethically cared for and sustain...
Social Service
Social Service
Provides resources to help people in need. May include 'green collar' job training, charity, welfare agencies, advocacy, food assistance or health programs. Some social services are run volunt...
Food Bank / Emergency Food
Food Bank / Emergency Food
Food banks and emergency food distribution sites assure food is not wasted and hunger is reduced by providing low or no-cost food for persons facing emergencies, low-income or displaced people. These ...
Translation / Interpreter
Translation / Interpreter
Language support that enhances participation and access to services by all people.
Temporary Housing
Temporary Housing
In times of disruption, whether acute or chronic, this place can provide or help to locate shelter.
Refugee Area / Refuge / Safe Space
Refugee Area / Refuge / Safe Space
Includes safe spaces and areas with displaced families and individuals due to disaster, disease, social inequities, strife, climate change, and other dire conditions. Includes environmental, economic ...
Physical Distance Design
Physical Distance Design
Space planning and design (permanent or temporary) that encourages people to physically separate themselves.
Mask Up - Crowded Place
Mask Up - Crowded Place
This area may be too crowded for physically distancing from others. Wear your mask and be cautious and considerate, or move on to a less crowded area.
Bicycle Site
Bicycle Site
Generally used where you might buy, borrow, repair or rent bicycles, work bikes and other kinds of human-powered vehicles. Can indicate bicycling organizations of all kinds, bike-friendly services, in...
Wheelchair Accessible
Wheelchair Accessible
Accessible ramps, rails, elevators and other facilities provided for people with disabilities. Encourage exploration of nature trails and park areas with this icon. (Useful for baby carriages and mark...
Pedestrianized Space
Pedestrianized Space
Streets generally without cars, cleared for pedestrians, full or part time. Wider than sidewalks, pedestrianized streets contribute to wellbeing and conviviality, especially with shady trees, benches ...
Free Speech Zone / Communication Station
Free Speech Zone / Communication Station
May include free speech zone or area where speaking out is openly encouraged. May be permanent or temporary, or may indicate an organizing convergence spot; a mural or wall for community self-expressi...
Community Garden
Community Garden
Often planted on public or formerly abandoned land, community gardens are run by volunteers who cultivate flowers, herbs and vegetables, closer relationships to nature and one another. Sometimes fence...
Public Space / Square
Public Space / Square
A good place to relax and refresh yourself in a community gathering place, often car-free open space that may have benches, a water feature, events, etc. It can be a public space located in a sunny pl...
Bird & Wildlife Watching
Bird & Wildlife Watching
Public place to view animals in the wild (even the urban wild). Officially recognized or locally-known sites may have a nature center or interpretation with guidelines for viewing without harm, and de...
Park - Open Space - Eco Active Area
Park - Open Space - Eco Active Area
Green space that offers a place to relax and play outdoors. May include picnicking, sports fields, running paths, canoe rental, or workout/play equipment, along with diverse vegetation and a pond, cre...
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