Coronavirus - Easy Read Guides and Other Language Guides

The following resources may be useful for communities to share the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice online in languages other than English, including easy read and British Sign Language

Easy Read and Other Languages Guides

All information on this page is based on national guidance and evidence-based sources. We update the translated guidance on this page as soon as it is released, but in some cases it may not be available yet, so it may be older. Use the links below to find the latest guidance in English:

Translated Advice and Guidance

Test and Trace translated resources

COVID-19 Information leaflet: Stay Home, Protect the NHS, Save Lives  

Staying alert and safe (social distancing)

Use the links below to find the latest guidance in different languages:

Guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection

guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable

Covid-19 infographics in different languages (Downloadable) 

Arabic

Bengali

Bulgarian

Coronavirus info - 992 UPDATED BULGARIAN  Download (24KB - DOCX)

Chinese

Czech

Gujarti

Hungarian

Coronavirus info - 992 UPDATED HUNGARIAN  Download (23KB - DOCX)

Kurdish Sorani

Latvian

Coronavirus info - 992 UPDATED LATVIAN  Download (23KB - DOCX)

Lithuanian

Polish

Punjabi

Romani

Romanian

Russian

coronavirus-leaflet-russian  Download (329KB - PDF)

Slovak

Urdu

Easy Read

2020.04.15_LookingOut_EasyRead_PrintReady Download (685KB - PDF)
coronavirus-leaflet-easy-read  Download (7.84MB - PDF)
COVID-19_easy_read  Download (733KB - PDF)
Hand Wash_Easy Read  Download (208KB - PDF)
Lockdown-easy-read  Download (4.51MB - PDF)

Video:  Stay at Home Advice from the NHS

 

British Sign Language

 The following downloadable resources are available from the PHE Resource Centre :   

- Home isolation advice for those with symptoms 15&30s Social/TVad (mp4)
- Essential Advice 29s (mp4)
- Spot the signs 23s (mp4)
- How to use the NHS 25s (mp4)
- Face Touching 32s (mp4)

easy read poster/handout of the standard poster (pdf)
audio version (using radio ad) 40s (mp3)

 

Additional resources not listed above can be found at the following websites

Stay Alert Audio

Doctors of the World in partnership with the British Red Cross have produced Coronavirus advice for patients in 45 languages

Emerging Minds have produced resources for parents and carers to support children and young people with worries about COVID-19

Stay at Home Save Lives (video format) translated into different languages 

Bradford Talking Media have produced a range of translated and BSL resources using national guidance documents including impact of social distancing.

General resource for parents in lots of languages

This links to a range of local groups and services. Including BAME

Find local groups and services

Cultural and Minority Ethnic Resources

(including information in additional languages)

 

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Last updated: 14 August 2020 15:45:53