COVID-19 Multilingual Resource Center

COVID-19 Multilingual Resource Center

Ensuring emergency communications are accessible to the limited English proficient (LEP) population and Deaf or hard of hearing community is especially vital during times of crisis. We’ve gathered translated materials with information from national and local organizations.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

FDA Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine: Multilingual Fact Sheets

FDA Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine: Multilingual Fact Sheets

CDC Multilingual Vaccine Information
“Myths and Facts about COVID-19 Vaccines”: English | Spanish | Chinese | Vietnamese | Korean
“Information about the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine”: English | Spanish | Chinese | Vietnamese | Korean
“Information about the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine”: English | Spanish | Chinese | Vietnamese | Korean

National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM): COVID-19 Translated Materials Library

Pfizer Miscellaneous Sources: Multilingual Fact Sheets

Burmese American Community Institute: Burmese and Chin language translations

Indiana Updates

City of Indianapolis “Keep Indy Open: Wear a Mask” Flyer: English | Spanish | Burmese

Mayor Joe Hogsett Announces Updated Curfew Order: Spanish | English (June 1, 2020) 

City of Indianapolis “A Safe Start to Summer” Poster: English | Spanish | Burmese | Arabic | Hindi | French (May 18th, 2020)

Indiana Stay-At-Home Order FAQ: SpanishChinese SimplifiedFrenchBurmese (March 23, 2020)

Governor Holcomb’s Address to the State Regarding COVID-19 (March 23, 2020)

PSA from the Marion County Public Health Department in Spanish (March 16, 2020)


Articles on Language Support

Communication—with all communities—is critical in a crisis IBJ Article by Marina Hadjioannou Waters

Virtual Interpreting Support

Five Tips for Accessible Mass Communications

For Teachers and Education Administrators: Virtual Education Interpreting Support

Relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19), Proper Communication is Key


Multilingual Fact Sheets/Flyers

State of Indiana #MaskUpHoosiers Campaign 
-“I Wear My Mask For” poster: English | Spanish | Chinese | Thai

Red Cross #DoingMyPart Multilingual Campaign identifying tasks individuals can do in their daily lives to help COVID-19 with translated graphics and toolkits. Press Release in English and Spanish
– Arabic Campaign and Graphics and Toolkit
– Burmese Campaign and Graphics and Toolkit
– Chinese Campaign and Graphics and Toolkit
– French Campaign and Graphics  and Toolkit
– Hakha Chin Campaign and Graphics and Toolkit
– Spanish Campaign, Graphics, and Toolkit

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) resources in other languages
– Social Media Kit: English | Spanish
-“10 Things You Can Do to Manage Your COVID Symptoms at Home”: EnglishAmharic | Arabic | Burmese | Chinese Simplified | DariFarsi |  French Haitian | Karen | Kinyarwanda | Korean |  Nepali |  Pashto | Portuguese | Russian | Somali |  Spanish |  Swahili |  Tigryna |  Ukrainian |  Vietnamese
– “What to do if you are sick” flyer: EnglishAmharic | Arabic | Burmese | DariFarsi |  French Haitian Creole |  Nepali |  Pashto |  Russian |  Simplified Chinese |  Spanish |  Tigryna |  Ukrainian |  Vietnamese
– “What you should know about COVID-19 to protect yourself and others” flyer: English |  Spanish |  Simplified Chinese
– “Stop the Spread of Germs” poster: English | Amharic | Arabic | Burmese | Dari | Español | Farsi | French | Haitian Creole | Kinyardwanda | Karen | Korean | Nepali | Pashto | Portuguese | Russian | Simplified Chinese | Somali | Swahili | Tigryna | Ukrainian | Vietnamese
– “Handwashing” flyer: English |  Spanish

Marion County Public Health Department Coronavirus FAQs
– Coronavirus Infographic: English | Spanish | Chinese

Indianapolis and Marion County COVID-19 Community Resources
– Stay-At-Home order graphic: English | Spanish

Eskenazi Health and Indiana Latino Expo
– “2020 Dr. Kessel How to Avoid Getting Sick Column” article: Spanish | English
– “2020 Eskenazi Health Offers Advice on Coping with Stress Associated with COVID-19”: Spanish | English
– COVID-19 Patient Home Instructions: Spanish |  English

Immigrant Welcome Center resources
– Marion County Health Department phone line graphic: English | Spanish | French

Child Care Answers
– Nonprofit that provides free support to parents for child care resources. Brochures in English and Spanish.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
– “Coping With Stress During Infectious Disease Outbreaks”: Spanish | English
– “Taking Care of Your Behavioral Health”: Spanish | English

San Francisco Department of Public Health
– Coronavirus Facts: Chinese | Filipino | Spanish | English

The City of Austin
– “Help Prevent Disease” flyer: Spanish | Vietnamese | Chinese Simplified | Chinese Traditional | Burmese | Korean | English
– “COVID-19” general info flyer: Spanish | Vietnamese | Chinese Simplified | Chinese Traditional | Burmese | Korean | Urdu | Arabic | English

Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention
– Fact Sheet: Alcholi | English | French | Khmer | Kirundi | Lingala

Business Insider España
Así se viven los síntomas del COVID-19 día a día


Resources for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Population

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) videos in ASL

FSSA Deaf & Hard of Hearing
COVID-19 visual communications card for the Deaf and hard of hearing population 

Northeastern University Hearing Loss Tips during COVID-19

University of Kansas Medical Center providing ASL on their FB live streams about COVID-19

Illinois Deaf and Hard of Hearing Commission COVID-19 resources

Minnesota Department of Health Coronavirus PSA videos in ASL

Public Health Insider Seattle and King County resources for the Deaf and hard of hearing community

Maryland Governor’s Office for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services ASL video updates


More Multilingual Resources

FDA Multilingual COVID-19 Resources

New Americans in Vermont multilingual resources

Minnesota Department of Health multilingual materials

New York Immigration Coalition community resources

NYC Health fact sheet and flyer

Washington State Department of Health multilingual fact sheets

Communication Service for the Deaf (CSD) COVID-19 videos and resources

City of Aurora COVID-19 Resources

World Health OrganizatioCOVID-19 video course captioned in several languages


Our staff is available 24/7 to assist with any language-related needs, including phone interpretingvideo remote interpreting (VRI) and translation services. For assistance, email, call us at 317.268.5139, or use our video phone number at 317.341.4137.

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