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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

COVID-19 Information for Non-English Speakers

Resources in Languages Other Than English

BMC and the City of Boston have information on COVID-19 in many languages. Learn more below.

 

Help Prevent COVID-19 with Social Distancing Poster

Prevent the Spread of COVID-19

Download to learn more about how to prevent COVID-19:

Massachusetts Community Resource Directory

We know that you may have challenges during this time, which can impact your health. We have made COVID-19 Resource Guides with information to help with food, childcare, transportation, housing, etc.

City of Boston Text Messages

The City of Boston sends text message updates about COVID-19 in a number of languages. To sign up, send a text message to 99-411 with the below word for your language. Please only use plain characters, with no accent marks.

  • For English messages: BOSCOVID
  • For Español | Spanish messages: BOSEspanol 
  • For Français | French messages: BOSFrancais 
  • For Kreyòl ayisyen | Haitian Creole messages: BOSKreyol
  • For kriolu | Cape Verdean messages: BOSkriolu
  • For Português | Portuguese messages: BOSPortugues

City of Boston Web Pages

The City of Boston has COVID-19 web pages in 10 languages, plus English. For COVID-19 updates on the Boston.Gov website, please visit:

COVID-19 Fact Sheets

Free COVID-19 fact sheets in 35+ languages have been created by the COVID-19 Health Literacy Project in collaboration with Harvard Health Publishing. New languages are being added.

They can be found here: COVID-19 Fact Sheets

Resources for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Patients

Coronavirus Visual Tool 

This tool will help you communicate better during visits to your doctor. You can use it to help:

  • Tell others how you want to communicate 
  • Tell your doctor your symptoms, how bad they are, and how long you've had them
  • Ask questions about your care
  • Learn where to get information about coronavirus and COVID-19

Download this tool below and print it or use it on your phone or tablet.

DEAF & HARD OF HEARING INFO - CORONAVIRUS English pdf

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