COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 General Information:

WHO – World Health Organization:


The Joint Commission resources:

COVID-19 Glossary: access glossary

Glossary of COVID-19 crisis terms: access glossary

AMA’s physician’s guide to COVID-19: Read the guide


AMA, AHA and ANA joint statement, 3/24/20: read here

Harvard Medical School’s Coronavirus Resource Center:

Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to reduce COVID19 mortality and healthcare demand, UK Report of 3/16/2020: Read the report


Clarification of Misinformation


WHO’s myth busters:

The New York Times article about the misinformation:


Protect Yourself from Phishing and Scams

U.S. National Cyber Awareness System: click here

FTC’s Consumer Information about Scams: click here

Report a scammer to FTC (Federal Trade Commission): click here

Advice from Norton: click here


Cleaning Surfaces

NPR article, 3/14/20:

BBC article, 3/17/20: Read the article

Blog about disinfecting your phone:


COVID-19 Information in Other Languages


World Health Organization:

Washington State Health Department:

King’s County, WA, resources:


The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF): Click here for crowd-sourced resources in multiple languages (from this page, click on the link to the Excel sheet with different tabs for various languages)

Australian translated resources:

Ontario, Canada Ministry of Health, in 24 languages at:

French COVID-19 Glossary by Canadian Government: click here


Information related to Language Access

National Health Law Program:

Coronavirus and the Law, post by Bruce Adelson, Esq.:


Mutual Aid Toolkit

Mutual Aid 101 (by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and   organizer Mariame Kaba): read toolkit


Coping with Anxiety


Self-care for Emergency Responders:

CDC on coping with coronavirus anxiety:

Harvard Medical School on coping with coronavirus anxiety:

Anxiety and Depression Association of America:

The New York Times article:


  • CCHI's Webinar on COVID-19's Impact on Healthcare Interpreting (03/21/2020)

    You may watch the free recording of the live webinar held on March 21, 2020 at our YouTube channel:

    If you need a CE certificate, you need to access the recording through our online training portal. It is accredited by CEAP/CCHI for 1.5 general CE hours (CEAP ID # 09241). Click on the button below to access the portal, login to your account there (or create a free one), click on the course title to enroll (Conversation about the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on healthcare interpreters), and enter the code 2020COVID-19.

  • Online Infection Control course by MasterWord

    This is a comprehensive course on Infection Control and Industrial Safety for Medical Interpreters delivered by Linda Golley. Click the button to be directed to the MasterWord platform.

  • InterpretAmerica 2020: A unified response to ensure access to interpreting services during the pandemic

    WHEN: Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 8am-10am PDT / 11am-1pm EDT

    ​Join us for this urgent, free online forum to jump start a proactive, global response to preserve access to interpreting services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • NCIHC's Webinar: Temporary Transition to Remote Interpreting During Health Emergencies

    Presenters: Wilma Alvarado-Little, MA MSW (moderator), Nick Arce, MA, MS, CHI, CPXP (presenter), and Jody Prysock, MS, CI (presenter)

    WHEN: March 28, 2020 at 12:00 Noon Eastern / 11:00 AM Central / 9:00 AM Pacific

    *This webinar is free for live viewing. If you are a member, the recorded webinar will also be free.
    If you are not a member, the recorded webinar will be $30 to view.

  • AAIT's Virtual Townhall on COVID-19's Impact on Interpreters (Atlanta, GA 04/01/20)

    View the recording: click here

  • Remote Interpreting Resources

    To help interpreters who are now switching to working in the remote interpreting (RI) modality, CCHI compiled a list of resources. Click on the button below.

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