COVID-19 Information and Resources

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COVID-19 Info for Self-Advocates

Links to current information about COVID-19 virus for people in Massachusetts. This page has been updated as of 4/4/2022.

COVID-19 Resources Links

White House Announces New Actions to Address the Needs of People with Disabilities and Older Adults in Response to and Recovery from COVID-⁠19

COVID-19: Free Home Test Kits Available Via Federal Government

COVID-19 SMART Health Card – My Vax Records

Accessible Pharmacy Rapid Antigen Home COVID Tests for the Blind and Low Vision

Getting a Copy of Your COVID-19 Vaccination Record

COVID-19 Vaccinations for Children Ages 5-11

COVID-19 Vaccinations for People Ages 12-17

VaxAbilities –  COVID vaccinations for children ages 5 and up, as well as adult initial vaccines and boosters.

¡Bienvenidos a VaxAbilities! – Vacunación contra el COVID-19 para niños de 5 años y más, y también para adultos que quieren recibir la vacuna inicial o la vacuna de refuerzo.

COVID-19 and the ADA

COVID-19 Booster Frequently Asked Questions & Eligibility

COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Finder

Coronavirus Resources for DDS Families and Individuals

Mask Advisory for Vaccinated and Unvaccinated Residents – Updated 3/1/22

COVID-19 Public Health Guidance and Directives from Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) – Updated 3/7/22

Find a COVID-19 Test

Ways to Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations December 2021 (.doc)

Search COVID-19 Vaccination Locations -Vaxfinder

American Academy of Family Physicians COVID-19 Vaccine –  information about vaccines.

Masssachusetts Department of Public Health Trust the Facts – Get the Vax (ASL Version) Video

COVID-19 Mask Requirements – Effective February 15, 2022.

Guidance for people who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 – Info in English and 10 languages.


Homebound Vaccination Program Central Intake Line Call 833-983-0485

Massachusetts’ COVID-19 Vaccination Phases Update for People Age 12 and Older  

COVID-19 Response Reporting – Updated 2/16/2022.

Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 in Massachusetts

Massachusetts Caregiver/Companion COVID-19 Vaccine Phases – Includes booster information. Trust the Facts. Get the Vax Stop COVID-19 – Vaccine Education and Outreach Materials – For public outreach.

Comirnaty and Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine – available in multiple languages. COVID-19 Testing Guidance – Updated 1/11/22.

COVID-19 Test Site Locator

At-Home COVID Testing When You’re Visually Impaired

COVID-19 Resources for Renters, Homeowners & Landlords 

 Massachusetts Commission for Deaf and Hard of Hearing COVID-19 Card

Massachusetts Department of Public Health Emergency Care Planning for Children & Youth with Special Health Needs during COVID 19 and Beyond

COVID-19 Resources for Older Adults & Caregivers

 National Disability Institute Financial Resilience Center

Centers for Disease Control Updated Information for People with Certain Medical Conditions – Updated 2/25/22.

 Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Self-Testing at Home

CDC:  COVID-19 What to Do if You Are Sick – Updated 3/22/22.

CDC Guidance for Direct Service Providers, Caregivers, Parents, and People with Developmental and Behavioral Disorders

CDC COVID-19 American Sign Language Videos – Updated 4/2/22.

Massachusetts Return to Day Program Risk/Benefit Discussion Checklist (.doc)

Return to Day Program Risk/Benefit Discussion Tool Spanish (.doc)

COVID-19 Text Updates, Hotlines and More  Financial Resources for COVID-19 COVID-19 Updates and Information

Massachusetts Department of Public Health Information on the Outbreak of COVID-19

Massachusetts 211 COVID-19 Information and Assistance

DDS Coronavirus Update for Individuals and Families

Massachusetts Food Pantries:  Food Banks, Food Pantries, Food Assistance in Massachusetts

Guide to Preventing and Addressing COVID-19 Social Stigma (pdf)

Communication Supports for Children and Adults with Complex Communication Needs During the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 Patient Summary Form for People with ID/DD (pdf)

MassHealth: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) —Applicants and Members

 MassHealth PPE Program for COVID-19 Positive Members  (pdf)

Administration for Community Living COVID-19 What Do Older Adults and People with Disabilities Need to Know?

Filing a New Unemployment Claim in Massachusetts (pdf)

Coronavirus Updates from Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission (MRC) – COVID-19 information specific to MRC.

Emotional Wellbeing During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Apoyo Para Su Bienestar Emocional Durante El Brote De COVID-19

 Wear a Mask in Public Information and Videos in 7 Languages

NAMI Massachusetts COMPASS Helpline

Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center (CANDO) COVID-19 ASD Resources and Information (pdf)

 UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute: Autism Team Supporting Individuals with Autism through Uncertain Times (pdf)

COVID-19 Information By and For People with Disabilities  (pdf)