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

The following resources include translated versions of the national guidance; Stay at home guidance, COVID-19 Information leaflet: Stay Home, Protect the NHS, Save Lives, Staying alert and safe (social distancing), audio/video translations, Easy Read guides and British Sign Language information.  All information on this page is based on national guidance and taken from national and international sources.




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





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

Kurdish Sorani


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





coronavirus-leaflet-romani Download (225KB - PDF)



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



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

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)

 The Muslim Council of Britain have produced a COVID-19 Muslim burial resource.




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Last updated: 02 June 2020 15:27:18