Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People

Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People

COVID-19 Resources

ASL Interpreters at Testing Sites
An ASL interpreter can be arranged at Health Department testing events. Usually, the interpreter will work with you remotely, and you'll use a computer screen available at the test site. To request an interpreter, ask one of the public health workers at the test site.

ASL Interpreters at Vaccination Sites
An ASL interpreter can be arranged at Health Department vaccination sites. Usually, the interpreter will work with you remotely, and you'll use a computer screen available at the site. To request an interpreter, ask one of the public health workers at the site.

Communication Cards
COVID-19 Vaccine Communication Card
Visual Communication Card for Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Videos in American Sign Language
COVID-19 Vaccines; Easy-to-understand Information from Experts


Mental Health and Services for People with Developmental Disabilities During COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccine Information Session with ASL & Captioning


This recording of a May 26, 2021 COVID-19 information session covers general COVID-19 vaccine information and addresses the vaccine for people 12-15 years old.The session features ASL interpretation and captioning and Dr. Kristen Pierce, UVMMC Infectious Disease Specialist. It was hosted in partnership with the Department of Disabilities, Aging and Independent Living, UVM Health Network, and the Vermont Health Department, and features ASL interpretation by Sarah Ferguson.

NEW Dr. Levine Explains New Vaccine Guidance for People with Weakened Immune Systems + ASL interpretation on 8/17/21 - Timeframe of 48:20 - 53:39 (Transcript below)
 

Transcript New Vaccine Guidance for People with Weakened Immune Systems

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Did You Know? (link is external) (ASL Services Supporting the Community)
ASL Video Series (link is external) (CDC)