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Deaf Health Communication and Quality of Life

Necessities for Deaf Seniors

Maintaining social contacts for Deaf seniors

Healthcare message in ASL for Deaf Seniors

What can Deaf Seniors do about medical appointments?

Health Signs Center

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COVID-19 Update: April 4, 2020
Cases in the United States as of April 4, 2020: 277,205 and 6,593 deaths The CDC now recommends people to...
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Coronavirus Workshop: When Fear Goes Viral
Alicia Wooten with Atomic Hands and I attended a workshop hosted at the Confucius Institute U.S. Center to learn more...
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Coronavirus Update: 2.5.20
#Coronavirus update as of February 5, 2020! Stay healthy during the #FluSeason: – stay home and rest if you’re sick...
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Coronavirus Outbreak
The coronavirus news articles are TLDR (too long, didn’t read)? Here’s the deal with the coronavirus outbreak. UPDATE: As of...

ASL Activities and Community Links

Mental and Emotional Well-Being for Parents and Families During COVID-19 Resource Guide Available
Click here to view the Mental and Emotional Well-Being During COVID-19 guide for parents and families.  
Mental and Emotional Well-Being for Students During COVID-19 Resource Guide Available
Click here to view the Mental and Emotional Well-Being During COVID-19 guide for students.
ASL Literacy Activities for to Support Children Learning at Home.
While in quarantine due to COVID-19, we are all staying home and figuring out resources for our children. The Motion Light...
World Signed Languages Resources on COVID-19, Advocacy, & Risk Reduction Information
Seeing the activism and public health work that deaf communities are doing around the world to promote public safety and...
Counseling and Psychological Services Resources Still Available
Image Description: A Latina Cis-gender woman with brown short hair and black glasses, wearing a navy blue blouse with black...

Webcasts

Gallaudet Live Stream Town hall, May 6, 2020 (Navigating the Town Hall Crisis—Part Two)
Gallaudet Live Stream Town hall, May 6, 2020 (Navigating the Town Hall Crisis—Part Two)
May 7, 2020
Gallaudet Live Stream Town hall, April 22, 2020 (Navigating the Town Hall Crisis)
Gallaudet Live Stream Town hall, April 22, 2020 (Navigating the Town Hall Crisis)
April 22, 2020
Gallaudet Live Stream Town Hall, April 15, 2020
Gallaudet Live Stream Town Hall, April 15, 2020
April 15, 2020
Gallaudet Live Stream Town Hall, April 8, 2020
Gallaudet Live Stream Town Hall, April 8, 2020
April 8, 2020

Safety & Prevention Tips

Tips for everyone
Hand-washing in ASL
Myths and Facts in ASL
Preventing COVID-19: The Three Cs
  • Clean: Wash and sanitize your hands often.
  • Cover: Cough and sneeze into your elbow.
  • Contain: Stay home if you are sick.
Testing for COVID-19

You will be tested only if you meet the current CDC criteria. The criteria include recent travel to mainland China within 14 days, contact with a known case,  a fever, or symptoms of respiratory illness. Consult your health care provider for further details.

Seeking Medical Care

Seeking Medical Care: Staff and Faculty

Staff and faculty who feel ill should see their health care provider. It is important to contact your health care provider before going in, for your own protection, the protection of other patients, and the protection of your health care providers.

Seeking Medical Care: Students

Students who have paid the health center fee and who feel ill may visit the Student Health Service. DO NOT WALK IN; it is imperative that you call the Student Health Service at 202-651-5090 or email shs@gallaudet.edu for further direction. This is for your own protection, the protection of other patients, and the protection of SHS staff.

COVID-19 Bison and Clerc Aid Fund #BISONAID #CLERCAID

Your support will help us ensure that all our students have a chance to be safe and healthy, and to continue the pursuit of their education.

Text BISONAID to 91999
or donate here.
Text CLERCAID to 41444
or donate here.

Ombuds Office

The Ombuds Office is hosting a weekly virtual Open House on Wednesdays 2p-3p EST for the rest of the academic year.

This is a chance for you to “swing by” virtually and say hi, ask questions, and learn more about the Ombuds Office and its services to help you navigate through a conflict, issue or concern. Via remote video meetings, we can do conflict resolution, mediations, restorative circles and dialogues, and facilitations. The Ombuds Office is also a place for you to receive coaching, conflict analysis, and options for conflict resolution and management.

I am here to partner with you and get through these uncertain times. I am also here to listen to you, for you to process, and to leave with a plan of action for any issues you are facing. All members of the Gallaudet community are welcome: undergraduate students, graduate students, employees, including faculty and staff both at Gallaudet and Clerc Center, families of University students, alumni, and University community members.

You may join the virtual Open House at this link: https://gallaudet.zoom.us/j/368961616

Ombuds Office Virtual Open House Will Have Guests from EEO, Title IX, and HR

Ombuds Office Virtual Open House Will Have Guests from EEO, Title IX, and HR

April 2, 2020

The Ombuds office is hosting a weekly virtual Open House on Wednesdays from 2 to 3

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Additional Health Information

World Signed Languages

COVID-19 Information in International Sign Language

Danilo Torres, International Liaison Specialist, discusses COVID-19 in International Sign Language. Watch the video to learn more!