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Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resource List

Going to the hospital will be very different during the pandemic. The National Association of the Deaf offers a guide to help you get ready for a hospital visit. The Hearing Loss Association of America provides information on how to communicate with doctors, nurses and staff at the hospital during COVID-19. 

The Association of Medical Professionals with Hearing Losses (AMPHL) has compiled a list of COVID-19 resources that are available for, and accessible to, deaf and hard-of-hearing individuals, including links to health organizations and information about the illness from AMPHL members.   

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Videos in ASL

Additionally, the CDC has uploaded a playlist of COVID-19 videos in ASL. Topics include:

  • 10 Things You Can Do to Manage COVID-19 at Home
  • Symptoms of COVID-19
  • COVID-19 Prevention Tips in ASL
  • What Older Adults Need to Know about COVID-19
  • What is My Risk for COVID-19?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Hotline for the Deaf Community

Connect Direct, Communication Service for the Deaf, Inc., and CSD Neighborhood are operating a Coronavirus/COVID-19 Hotline for the Deaf Community.

Representatives are available Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. (CST).

There are several ways to access the hotline: