Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People

Resources for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People

COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Toolkit from World Federation of the Deaf

ASL Interpreters at Testing and Vaccine Sites
An ASL interpreter can be arranged at Health Department testing events and vaccine locations. 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 or indicate ASL when you make your appointment online. You can also call 855-722-7878: to make this a TTY dial 711 or 1-800-253-0195.

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

CDC Prevaccination Checklist for COVID-19 Vaccination Plain Language Guide
To support access for all Vermonters to the CDC Prevaccination Checklist for COVID-19 Vaccination, the Health Department worked with the Department of Disabilities, Aging, and Independent Living to create this Plain Language Guide.

Videos in American Sign Language

The number of people testing positive for COVID-19 is on the rise



Who Can Receive a Second COVID-19 Booster Shot - April 2022
 

How to do an iHealth COVID-19 test
 

How to do a QuickVueCOVID-19 test
 

How to do a BinaxNOW COVID-19 test
 


How to use a Lucira COVID-19 test


What we know about the Omicron variant

What to do if you test positive for COVID-19
 

COVID-19 Vaccine for Children 5-11 Years Old
 

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.

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)