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Last modified: July 29, 2021

As cases of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 continue to rise in worldwide, research has shown that older adults and persons with disabilities may be particularly susceptible to the disease. In an effort to help provide persons with disabilities helpful information regarding the virus, the Disability Insider has compiled the following resources:

Americas

United States

White House Coronavirus Task ForceCOVID-19 Information

AppleCOVID-19 screening app

COVID-19Disability Community Preparedness Resources

EEOCPandemic preparedness in the workplace and the ADA

EEOCGuidelines “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws”.

EEOCCOVID-19 Disability Accommodation Guidance

Guide on COVID-19Easy Read

CaliforniaCritical Delivery Service

Chicago Department of Public HealthGuidance for People at Higher Risk

ChicagoTop Box Grocery Delivery

Vaccine Planning in Chicago

Reasonable Accommodations During COVID-19

Education Rights During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Centre for Disease ControlASL: COVID-19 resources

US Department of LaborCovid19 Tips: The Americans with Disabilities Act

Illinois Department of Public HealthGuidance for Support Persons in Health Care Facilities

National Association of the DeafCOVID-19 information – ASL

Centre for Disease ControlPeople at risk for series illness

NYCCOVID-19 Food Assistance Resources

New York City HealthGuidance for people who may have increased risk

New Jersey  – COVID-19 Information Hub – Vaccine 

Center for Independence of the Disabled New YorkCoronavirus information

National Organisation for Rare Diseases – Guidance on prevention and risk for rare community

The Colorado Cross-Disability AssociationThe Coronavirus & People with Disabilities

FDA approves transparent mask.

CDCHow to make your own face mask

CDCFuneral Guidance for Individuals and Families

CDC – COVID-19 information for people with disabilities

CDCWearing of face masks while on conveyances and at transportation hubs

CDC – New guidelines for adults who have been vaccinated for Covid-19

White House – Readout from the State and Local Stakeholder Call on COVID-19 Response

TennesseeCOVID-19: Medical Standards for people with disabilities

Apple and GoogleCOVID-19 contact-tracing technology

Wayne State University’s MI-DDI launches COVID-19 Vaccine Access and Confidence for People with Disabilities

Johns Hopkins UniversityPandemic Map and Data

Johns Hopkins UniversityCOVID-19 Vaccine Prioritization Dashboard

FPF and NCLD – Student Privacy and Special Education: An Educator’s Guide During and After COVID-19

People with vision disabilitiesDatabase of COVID-19 statistics

Canada

Government of CanadaCOVID-19 and people with disabilities

British ColumbiaCOVID-19 support for people with disabilities

People First of Canada – Coronavirus Information (Easy Read)

Surrey Place – Coronavirus Information (Easy Read)

Toronto’s Accessibility Task Force on COVID-19 Vaccines

Latin America

Mexican GovernmentCOVID-19 MX Mobile App

MexicoCNDH –  I read, learn and get informed. Guide for parents and carers of girls and boys with disabilities.

PAHOGuidelines for Coronavirus and Disability (Spanish)

ChileGuide for mental health

Chile – Support Networks for Persons with Disabilities

ArgentinaA guideline for fighting gender violence during quarantine

ArgentinaHelpline

ArgentinaProtocol for assisting persons with disabilities hospitalized by pandemic.

Argentina officially prioritizes people with disabilities for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Brazil – In response to COVID-19, authorities must ensure adequate access to healthcare

COVID-19

New Cases Confirmed 179,691
Aug 03, 2021
New Confirmed Deaths 2,486
Aug 03, 2021
New Recovered 89,574
Aug 03, 2021

Global Figures: 198,075,249 total confirmed cases, 4,221,881 total confirmed deaths. Source: Johns Hopkins CSSE.