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: