WHO – World Health Organization: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019
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
The New York Times article about the misinformation: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/08/technology/coronavirus-misinformation-social-media.html
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
BBC article, 3/17/20: Read the article
Blog about disinfecting your phone: https://kghinterpretation.com/on-site-medical-interpreters-disinfect-your-phones/
World Health Organization: https://openwho.org/channels/covid-19
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
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
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 101 (by Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and organizer Mariame Kaba): read toolkit
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.
View the recording: click here
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.