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Below are resources related to COVID-19 from community, National, and Global trusted resources. As more information and resources become available, they will be added.
1. Information about COVID-19 Vaccines
- Oklahoma State Department of Health COVID-19 Alert System
- How Vaccines Can Help Protect you from OMH: English, Spanish
- Topics Health Providers May Ask You About Side Effects and Safety: English, Spanish
- From the CDC: Finding a COVID vaccine near you!
- Encouraging People to Vaccinate
- Finding Credible Vaccine Information - CDC
- COVID-19 Resources for the Developmental Disabilities Community
2. Oklahoma-Specific Resources
- Oklahoma State Dept. of Health Information: 1 (800) 522-0203
- Oklahoma Crisis Intervention Center: (405) 945-6215
- Oklahoma Autism Center: (405) 842-9995
- Oklahoma Disability Law Center: (405) 525-7755 and their COVID Resources
- Reach out for help on rent relief during COVID-19:
- The Arc of Oklahoma: (918) 582-3628
3. National / Global Resources
- Administration for Community Living (ACL) COVID-19
- ACL - What do Older Adults and People with Disabilities Need to Know?
- ACL - Updating News Feed and Grant Opportunities
- COVID’s Impact on Family Caregivers
- CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention): (800) 232-4636
- CDC COVID Disability Guide
- Disaster Distress Helpline: (800) 985-5990
- World Health Organization: (202) 974-3000
- NNED - COVID-19 Resources for Diverse Communities: (720) 446-0726
- NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness): (800) 950-6264 or text "NAMI" to 741741
- National Institutes of Health - People with Developmental Disabilites and COVID Affected
- California State Council on Developmental Disabilities Coronavirus Scam and Fraud Alert: English, Spanish
- New Hampshire’s Multi-Lingual Resources
- Emergency Picture Communication Aid: English
- Emergency Picture Communication Aid: Spanish
- CARES Act Bulletin
- Communicating with People with Disabilities through video and Communicating with People with Disabilities through Emergency Briefings from FEMA: 202-626-2500
- Families First Coronavirus Response Act 2020
- AAC, COVID and Medical Discrimination
- COVID 19 Plain Language For and By People with Disabilities
- American Sign Language and COVID Symbols for Deaf Community - Video 1, Video 2
- Medicaid and Medicare FAQ's for COVID-19 from ICF
6. Education Resources
- SDE Special Education
- "The Role of the DSP and Coronavirus"
- Special Education Rights During COVID-19 Pandemic
- Oklahoma Dept. of Education - Special Education Services During COVID-19
Encouraging thoughts are needed through difficult times. We will F.A.C.E. these uncertain times together.
It is important to have healthy routines. Not only does it improve mental health but physicality as well.
Recognize your emotions.
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Resources listed are informational only and in no way imply approval or endorsement by the Council.