COVID

COVID is currently making people sick.

We want to help people stay healthy and avoid getting sick. We want to make sure that if they do get sick they can get good medical care.

It is changing the way we live at the moment. We want to help people understand the government’s rules.

What we are doing

On this page you can find

We will be releasing more information and doing more over the coming months. Stay in touch with our work on Facebook, Twitter or sign up to our email updates.

Our Easy Read information about COVID

  • What you can do if you are fully vaccinated

    Easy Read information for people with intellectual disability about the Roadmap out of lockdown and what vaccinated people can currently do.

    Read the guide
  • COVID vaccination for intellectual disability NSW

    This is an Easy Read guide about getting the COVID vaccination.

    Read the guide
  • What is happening in my home

    This info guide is for people living in group homes that are locked down because of a COVID outbreak.

    It talks about some of the things that might be happening in your home.

     

    Read the guide
  • Supporting people in group homes with a COVID outbreak

    This is an info guide for staff in group homes that are locked down because of a COVID outbreak.

    It is to be used with the “What is happening in my home”  Easy Read guide above.

    Read the guide
  • Looking after your health in lockdown

    This health guide is for people living in group homes that are locked down because of a COVID outbreak.

    It tells you how you can look after your health.

    Read the guide
  • Look after your mental health during COVID

    Many people are worried about COVID.

    If you feel like this you need to look after your mental health.

    Read now
  • Staying at home during COVID

    We are spending lots more time at home.

    Here is Easy Read info about how to stay happy and health at home.

    Read our guide
  • Looking after your health during COVID

    This Easy Read guide is about things you can do to stay healthy.

    It says what other people need to do to keep you healthy.

    Get the guide

Other information resources

There are lots of great easy to read resources around. We really like these ones.

Our advocacy work

We want to make sure that if people with intellectual disability get sick, they can get good medical care.

Videos

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COVID Mythbusters

There is lots of information about COVID that is not true.

These are called myths. In this video we bust some of these myths.

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COVIDSafe Check in app video

In this video we show you how to use the Service NSW app to Check in.

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A COVID-19 vaccination message

Disability advocate Tara Elliffe shares about receiving her COVID-19 vaccination.

This video is current at May 2021.

Video courtesy of Sydney Local Health District.

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COVID Vaccine

In this video, Ricky talks with Dr Rita about the COVID vaccine.
She answers the questions that he, and many of you, have.

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Ella asks Dr Jan

In this video series, CID’s Ella Darling talks about COVID with Dr Jan Fizzell, who is Senior Medical Advisor at NSW Health.

Watch all 7 videos

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Look after your mental health

Are you scared or upset about COVID?

You need to look after your mental health.

Leigh has some great tips for you.

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How do you stay happy at home?

Leigh, Ella and Alex tell us what they do stay happy at home during lock down.

Leigh likes to entertain family and friends.

Ella likes to do positive thinking.

Alex finds new music to listen to.

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Stay active while at home

Find out what Ella, Alex and Ben are doing to stay active during the pandemic.

What do you like to do to stay active?

Bike riding, going for walks, working out?

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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.

COVID conversations

Useful links

The information and resources in this pare are prepared using funding from Information, Linkages and Capacity Building (ILC) and the Department of Social Services (DSS).

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