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COVID-19

 

COVID-19 Accessible Resources

https://cidi.gatech.edu/covid

The Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation (CIDI), has created COVID-19 resources in alternative formats based upon CDC's guidance. Here are the titles for six of 15 documents available: (1) Symptoms of Coronavirus; (2) Test for Current Infection; (3) How to Safely Wear and Take Off a Mask; (4) What You Should Know About COVID-19 to Protect Yourself and Others;  (5) Information for People with Disabilities; (6) Guidance for Handlers of Service and Therapy Animals.

 

COVID-19 BRAILLE Resources

https://cidi.gatech.edu/covid/braille/request

To order free BRAILLE format COVID-19 resources created by the Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation (CIDI), visit this page.

 

COVID-19 - Accessible Word Documents and PDFs

https://cidi.gatech.edu/covid/accessible

CIDI has also created a special web page with their COVID-19 resources designed for users accessing the web with screen readers or other assistive technology.

 

 

Emergency weather alerts and 7-day forecasts

NFB-NEWSLINE

https://nfb.org/nfbnewsline#Weather

 

Emergency Preparedness - American Foundation for the Blind

http://www.afb.org/section.aspx?SectionID=65&TopicID=400&DocumentID=3242

 

Emergency Preparedness for your Service Animal or Pet Compiled by the American Council of the Blind 

https://www.surpriseaz.gov/DocumentCenter/Home/View/2918

 

NFPA's Emergency Evacuation Planning Guide for People with Disabilities

http://www.nfpa.org/evacuationguide

 

Preparing for Disaster for People with Disabilities and Other Special Needs

American Red Cross

http://www.redcross.org/images/MEDIA_CustomProductCatalog/m4240199_A4497.pdf

 

Disaster Risk Management for Health:

PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES AND OLDER PEOPLE

http://www.who.int/hac/events/drm_fact_sheet_disabilities.pdf

 

Fire safety outreach materials for people with disabilities

https://www.usfa.fema.gov/prevention/outreach/disabilities.html

 

Emergency Preparedness and People who are Blind and Visually Impaired

http://www.njcounciloftheblind.org/brochures/emergency_preparedness_and_people_who_are_blind_and_visually_impaired.htm

 

Emergency Preparedness Guide For People Who Are Blind or Have Low Vision

https://www.ok.gov/health2/documents/Resource%20book%20for%20Blind%20and%20Low%20Vision.pdf

 

8 Tips for Hurricane Preparedness if You’re Blind

https://brailleworks.com/8-tips-for-hurricane-preparedness-if-youre-blind/

 

Disaster Safety for People with Disabilities

http://www.redcross.org/get-help/how-to-prepare-for-emergencies/disaster-safety-for-people-with-disabilities

 

Emergency Readiness for People with Disabilities

https://www.cdc.gov/features/emergencypreparedness/

 

Disaster Ready - Individuals with Disabilities

https://www.ready.gov/individuals-access-functional-needs

 

FEMA - accessible emergency management

https://www.fema.gov/disability

 

Kidney Community Emergency Response - KCER

http://kcercoalition.com/

The KCER Coalition provides technical assistance to End Stage Renal Disease Networks, kidney organizations, people on dialysis, and other groups to ensure timely and efficient disaster preparedness, response, and recovery for the kidney community. KCER HOTLINE 866.901.3773

 

Preparing for emergencies for people on dialysis

http://www.kcercoalition.com/en/resources/patient-resources/emergency-preparedness/

 

Other Emergency Assistance Links