COVID-19 Resources

June 2, 2022

This short list of resources and information is not comprehensive, just a sampling of what is available. (Updated June 2022)

For the most up-to-date information, visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus (COVID-19) website.

 

Disability Information and Access Line (DIAL)

The Disability Information and Access Line (DIAL) is available to help people with disabilities get vaccinated and access COVID-19 tests.

Call 888-677-1199 (Monday – Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Mountain Time) or email DIAL@usaginganddisability.org.
For Deaf and hard-of-hearing callers: 800-677-1199. (People who use TTY relay can first dial 7-1-1, and then relay the 800-677-1199 number).

 

FREE at-home COVID tests

Get free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests sent to your mailbox

 

AUCD’s National Center on Disability in Public Health

Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Access and Confidence Among People with Disabilities

 

Georgia Tech’s Center for Inclusive Design and Innovation

Accessible and culturally relevant messaging for people with disabilities

 

Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Plain Language COVID-19 Resources

 

Autism Society

People with Autism and other developmental disabilities and their families are disproportionately impacted by the ongoing public health and economic emergency caused by COVID-19. Through its Vaccine Education Initiative (VEI), the Autism Society is committed to increasing vaccine education, confidence, and access through grassroots efforts.

 

The Arc

Resources from the Arc to help people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities (IDD), their families, and service providers understand this global pandemic.

 

Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL)

Resources for advocacy, independent living, and vaccine access

 

National Rural Health Association

Information about COVID-19 tailored for rural communities

 

National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health

COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Resources from NOSORH

 

Rural Health Information Hub

Rural Response to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

 

National Congress of American Indians

COVID-19 Resources for Indian Country

 

Administration on Community Living

Information about COVID-19 relevant to people with disabilities and older adults

 

National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals

Resources to address address COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among direct support professionals (DSPs).

 

Looking for something else?

Rural Institute

For more resources, visit the Rural Institute website.

There, you can find:

  • Montana-specific COVID-19 information
  • Resources for families
  • Resources for individuals with autism and intellectual and developmental disabilities, and for those who are deaf-blind, or have spinal cord or brain injuries or MS
  • Employment-related information 

Rural Disability Resource Library

As always, there are many rural disability resources to be found on the Rural Disability Resource Library