COVID-19 Informational Websites

COVID-19 Apple App 

The new Apple app and website asks a series of questions about health and exposure to determine if you should seek care for COVID-19 symptoms. The tool provides CDC recommendations on next steps including guidance on social distancing and self-isolating, how to closely monitor symptoms, recommendations on testing, and when to contact a medical provider. 

Users can download the free app from:  

Apple’s  App Store  or on  
Google Play er  
Access the tool online at  www.apple.com/covid19  

Communication Cards 

Deaf or Hard of Hearing Communication Cards – COVID-19 
https://coronavirus.in.gov/files/20_ISDH_COVID19_ODHHcommcard.pdf 

Communication Cards for deaf and hard of hearing individuals 
http://ldh.la.gov/assets/oph/Coronavirus/resources/LDH_COVID-19_DeafAssistance.pdf 

Massachusetts Commission for Deaf and Hard of Hearing (MCDHH) communication cards for individuals and health care providers 
https://www.mass.gov/service-details/covid-19-card 

New Jersey Human Services Coronavirus Information - Communication cards for Deaf and hard of hearing individuals:
https://nj.gov/humanservices/documents/covid/Corona%20Virus%20Card%20-%202%20up-RB_v2.pdf 

National Organizations 

American Society of Deaf Children 
Taking to Kids About Coronavirus: ASL and English Resources 
https://deafchildren.org/2020/03/talking-to-kids-about-coronavirus-asl-english-resources/ 

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 
CDC / FEMA/ Whitehouse combined information site 
https://www.coronavirus.gov/ 

CDC Coronavirus Disease 2019 Basics 
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html#anchor_1584386215012 

CDC Stop the Spread of Rumors 
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/share-facts.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fsymptoms-testing%2Fshare-facts.html 

CDC - ASL Videos (click the subscribe button to receive updates from the CDC (Closed Captioned, NO Audio) 
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLvrp9iOILTQatwnqm61jqFrsfUB4RKh6J  

ASL Video Series (Closed Captioned, NO Audio): 

Communication Services for the Deaf 

Links to national COVID-19 videos (NO Closed Captioning NO Audio) 
https://www.csd.org/coronavirus/ 

Coronavirus Hotline: 
(Monday - Friday 7AM to 7PM CST) (in American ASL and English) - click “ASL Now” box 
https://www.csd.org/  Or (VP) 833-682-7630  

COVID-19 Information By and For People with Disabilities 

FEMA’s Rumor Control Page (Available in English and Spanish) 
https://www.fema.gov/coronavirus-rumor-control 

Hearing Loss Association of America 
Coronavirus and Accessible Medical Settings:  
https://www.hearingloss.org/coronavirus-accessible-medical-settings/  

Indian Health Service  
Federal Health Program for American Indians and Alaska Natives 
https://www.ihs.gov/coronavirus/ 
Indian Health Service 

National Association for the Deaf  
ASL Videos (Closed Captioned, NO Audio) 
https://www.nad.org/2020/03/12/coronavirus/ 

U.S. Department of Education  
Releases Webinar, Fact Sheet for Protecting Students' Civil Rights During COVID-19 Response:  
https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/us-department-education-releases-webinar-fact-sheet-protecting-students-civil-rights-during-covid-19-response  

World Health Organization 
https://www.who.int/health-topics/coronavirus#tab=tab_1