Administration on Community Living (ACL)
Current resources and guidance found at www.ACL.gov/COVID-19. This page is intended to make it easier for the aging and disability networks to find the information they need most. In most cases, you will find links to the definitive source for information, in order to ensure that our networks are accessing the most up-to-the-minute information. Please note that program officers will not be providing health related information, other than to refer to these resources.
American Sign Language (ASL) videos created by the Center from Disease Control and Prevention
- ASL Video Series: What You Need to Know about Handwashing
- ASL Video Series: COVID-19: Are You At Higher Risk for Severe Illness?
- ASL Video Series: Use the Coronavirus Self Checker to help decide when to call a doctor
- ASL Video Series: How does COVID-19 spread?
- ASL Video Series: Tips to Keep Children Healthy While School is Out
- ASL Video Series: What is the Risk to Pregnant Women?
- ASL Video Series: Can COVID-19 be passed from a pregnant woman to the fetus or newborn?
- ASL Video Series: Answering Question from Children about COVID-19
- ASL Video Series: Face Covering Intro (combined with Surgeon Gen Video)
Current COVID-19 information can be found at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website at www.cdc.gov.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)
CMS is taking action to protect the health and safety of our nation’s patients and providers in the wake of the 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
CMS has released a Virtual Toolkit to help you stay up-to-date on CMS materials available on COVID-19.
This guidance, and earlier CMS actions in response to the COVID-19 virus, are part of the ongoing White House Task Force efforts. To keep up with the important work the Task Force is doing in response to COVID-19 click here Coronavirus.gov. For information specific to CMS, please visit the Current Emergencies Website
CIL CARES Act FAQs
Resource Page from the Independent Living Field
Partnership Disaster Hotline
The Partnership’s Disaster Hotline provides information, referrals, guidance, technical assistance and resources to people with disabilities, their families, allies, organizations assisting disaster impacted individuals with disabilities and others seeking assistance with immediate and urgent disaster related needs.
Plan Language information on COVID-19
This 8-page booklet about the Coronavirus is written in plain language. It was created by and for people with developmental disabilities.