Disability Gateway COVID-19 Assistance
What is COVID-19?
These Easy Read fact sheets explain what COVID-19 (coronavirus) is, how to know if you have it and how to stay safe.
Things to do to stay healthy
This Easy Read fact sheet from Disability Gateway tells you about 5 things you can do to stay healthy at home.
What is social distancing?
This Easy Read fact sheet from Disability Gateway tells you about social distancing.
Who can you call about COVID-19?
This Easy Read fact sheet from Disability Gateway tells you about who you call about COVID-19.
The COVID-19 vaccination will help you stay healthy
COVID-19 is making people sick. Being healthy and staying well is important at this time.
In the video, Ricky talks with Dr Rita. She answers common questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.
Tips on getting the vaccine.
Health Ambassador Kimberly Adams shares her tips on getting a COVID-19 vaccine and reassures us about what to expect.
More Easy Read resources on the vaccine
A series of fact sheets about COVID-19 vaccines in Easy Read format.
Information about the vaccine for people with Down Syndrome
Easy Read resources about the COVID-19 vaccines
Disability Sport and Recreation is proud to be working in partnership with the Victorian Department of Health, on a campaign promoting the COVID-19 vaccinations.
COVID-19 vaccination stories
Five people with intellectual disability share their experiences of getting the COVID-19 vaccine injection.
Here's some useful information about your health and wellbeing
How do I get a COVID-19 vaccination?
Questions about COVID-19
Many people have questions about COVID-19. In this video series, Ella Darling from the Council of Intellectual Disability talks about COVID-19 with Dr Jan Fizzell, who is Senior Medical Advisor at NSW Health.
Are you scared or worried about COVID-19?
It’s normal to feel upset and worried about COVID-19. If you think it might be affecting your mental health, this info guide from the Council of Intellectual Disability can help.
Wearing a mask
Wearing a mask can help keep you and others safe from COVID-19.
Stay active while at home
What do you like to do to stay active? Bike riding, going for walks, working out?
Find out what Ella, Alex and Ben are doing to stay active during the pandemic.
How to stay happy at home
Staying at home during COVID-19 can be hard. Here is some Easy Read info about how to stay happy and health at home.
Stay busy at home
People with disability talk about how they are keeping busy at home. Hear what Ella, Alex, Ben and Jack are doing to stay busy.
Lockdown in group homes
This info guide is for people living in group homes that are locked down because of a COVID-19 outbreak. It talks about some of the things that might be happening in your home, and how to cope.
Looking after your health in lockdown
The Council for Intellectual Disability has a health guide for people living in group homes that are locked down because of a COVID-19 outbreak. It tells you how you can look after your health.