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.

The Daily Moth

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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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.

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

Additional Health Information

Resource from Ready.gov

Resource from The World Health Organization

Resource from the Center for Disease Control

Resource from Washington DC

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!