Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources

Resources related to disability and ADA issues.  These resources are updated continually. 


Title III Coronavirus FAQs: Tips for Addressing Common ADA Title III Issues During the COVID-19 Pandemic  (Lexology, April 3, 2020)

Civil Rights/Policy

Protecting Civil Rights While Responding to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Bulletin: Civil Rights, HIPAA, an the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (HHS, March 28, 2020)


U.S. Dept. of Education: Q & A on Providing Services to Children with Disabilities During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 Outbreak

U.S. Dept. of Education: Addressing the Risk of COVID-19 in Preschool, Elementary and Secondary Schools While Serving Children with Disabilities



What You Should Know About the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and COVID-19
Lo Que Debe Saber Sobre El ADA, El Acta De Rehabilitación Y El Coronavirus 

EEOC Webinar: Questions About Nondiscrimination Laws and the COVID-19 Pandemic (Q & A  for Employers)

EEOC Answers Employers' COVID-19 Related Questions  (Excellent summary by JD Supra)

Dept.of Labor

COVID-19 and the Family and Medical Leave Act Questions and Answers (Dept. of Labor)

COVID-19 and the American Workplace  (Dept. of Labor)
This page compiles Fact Sheets and Q & As for the Temporary Rule: Paid Leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act 


Coronavirus and the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know

Managing Your Workforce During a Pandemic (

(New) Digital Accessibility and Other Best Practices for Remote Work (Disability Inc.)

Health Care

CDC: Outpatient and Ambulatory Care Settings: Responding to Community Transmission of COVID-19 in the United States

Hospitals Must consider Accommodation Requests in Pandemic  (Bloomberg Law, April 2, 2020)

Bulletin: Civil Rights, HIPAA, an the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (HHS, March 28, 2020)

COVID-19: Deaf and Hard of Hearing Communication Access Recommendations for the Hospital

Accessibility at Drive-Thru Medical Sites (Northwest ADA Center Fact Sheet)

Health Care Employers: How to Prepare for the Impact of COVID-19 on Your Workforce (JD

Disability Tips for First Responders

Exercise and Fitness

Paraquad: Home Exercise Videos for Wheelchair Users

Episode 1: Chair Cardio

Episode 2: Strength Training

Episode 3: Stretching and Mobility 

Episode 4: Strengthening With a Twist

Episode 5: Cardio with a Punch

Episode 6: Push, Pull, Lift

Episode 7: Stronger Every Day

Individuals with Disabilities/Older Adults

Series of ASL Videos from Centers for Disease Control on Coronavirus.

COVID-19: People with Disabilities

Plain Language Information on Coronavirus-By and For People with Disabilities

COVID-19: Medical Communication Access for Deaf and Hard of Hearing(National Assc.of the Deaf)

nformación de COVID-19 Por y Para Personas con Discapacidades
Excellent guide in English and Spanish to Coronavirus information using plain and simple language. Developed by Green Mountain Self Advocates


COVID-19 and Social Insurance and Benefit Programs

Older Adults

COVID-19: Information for Older Adults (CDC)

Coronavirus Disease: What do Older Adults and People with Disabilities Need to Know  (Administration on Community Living)


Talking to Children About COVID-19: A Parent Resource

COVID-19 Fact Sheet for Grandfamilies and Multigenerational Families  (generations united)

Mental Health

Working Remotely During COVID-19: Your Mental Health and Well-being (Center for Workplace Mental Health)

COVID-19 Mental Health Resource Hub (PsychHub)

Rural America

COVID-19 Federal Rural Resource Guide (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture)
Very complete guide to a wide range of federal resources including financial.

State and Local Governments

Emergency Preparedness

FEMA COVID-19 Response
FEMA Respuesta por Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Voting Rights Coalition Letter on COVID-19 Response.
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights-March, 16 2020

How to Protect the 2020 Vote from the Coronavirus (Brennan Center for Justice-March 16 2020)

Comprehensive Lists

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
-Excellent list of resources compiled by the Southeast ADA Center

Great Plains Regional Information/Resources


Iowa Dept. of Public Health

COVID-19: Iowa Business Recovery Assistance
-Iowa Economic Development

Iowa State University Extension COVID-19 Resources


Kansas Coronavirus Resource Center
-project of Kansas House Leadership

Kansas Dept. of Health & Environment: COVID-19 Resource Center 


Missouri Dept. of Health & Senior Services: COVID-19

MU Extension COVID-19 Resources


Nebraska Dept. of Health and Human Services: COVID-19