COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 General Information:

WHO – World Health Organization: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019

CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2Findex.html

The Joint Commission resources: https://www.jointcommission.org/covid-19

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’s COVID-19 FAQ: Read FAQ

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

Harvard Medical School’s Coronavirus Resource Center: https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/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: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/myth-busters

The New York Times article about the misinformation: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/08/technology/coronavirus-misinformation-social-media.html

Factcheck.org: https://www.factcheck.org/2020/03/viral-social-media-posts-offer-false-coronavirus-tips/

 

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: https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/03/14/811609026/the-new-coronavirus-can-live-on-surfaces-for-2-3-days-heres-how-to-clean-them

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

Blog about disinfecting your phone: https://kghinterpretation.com/on-site-medical-interpreters-disinfect-your-phones/

 

COVID-19 Information in Other Languages

 

World Health Organization: https://openwho.org/channels/covid-19

https://openwho.org/channels/covid-19-national-languages

Washington State Health Department: https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/NovelCoronavirusOutbreak2020/HealthEducation

King’s County, WA, resources: https://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/health/communicable-diseases/disease-control/novel-coronavirus.aspx

WASCLA: https://www.wascla.org/ and https://www.wascla.org/library/item.726629-Coronavirus_COVID19_Multilingual_messaging

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: https://www.health.gov.au/news/health-alerts/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-health-alert/translated-coronavirus-covid-19-resources

Ontario, Canada Ministry of Health, in 24 languages at: https://www.ontario.ca/page/2019-novel-coronavirus#section-11

French COVID-19 Glossary by Canadian Government: click here

 

Information related to Language Access

National Health Law Program: https://healthlaw.org/coronavirus-resources/

Coronavirus and the Law, post by Bruce Adelson, Esq.: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/coronavirus-law-bruce-adelson

 

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: https://emergency.cdc.gov/coping/responders.asp

CDC on coping with coronavirus anxiety: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html

Harvard Medical School on coping with coronavirus anxiety: https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/coping-with-coronavirus-anxiety-2020031219183

Anxiety and Depression Association of America:

https://adaa.org/tips-manage-anxiety-and-stress

https://adaa.org/learn-from-the-experts

The New York Times article: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/21/smarter-living/how-to-combat-your-anxiety-one-step-at-a-time.html?algo=identity&fellback=false&imp_id=15178749&imp_id=492824561

 

https://www.beyondblue.org.au/the-facts/anxiety/treatments-for-anxiety/anxiety-management-strategies

https://www.centerforanxiety.org/blog/

 

  • 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: https://youtu.be/aCg6up32gjU.

    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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