Covid 19

Translated COVID-19 Resources

Resources for Community Members, Organizations and Businesses to Find Translated Information

As the community is getting back to their regular activities, we are offering suggestions on where to find translated materials for those that need informational handouts, posters, and further translation assistance in languages other than English.

State Executive Orders & Guidance

November 14 executive orders and new restrictions on social gatherings from the Vermont Multilingual Task Force:

Français | Nepali | Soomaali


Governor's November 10th Orders for Travel & Quarantine from the Vermont Multilingual Task Force:
**Please note the social gathering information stated in these videos supersedes the November 14th Executive Orders**

မြန်မာစာFrançaisनेपालीEspañol | Soomaali | Swahili

Testing & Quarantine

Merged Vermont Department of Health (VDH) guidance:
**Information subject to change as the VDH updates their guidance. Please refer to the VDH translation page for the most up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19**

  • Waiting for COVID-19 test results?
  • What to do if you are diagnosed with COVID-19
  • What to do if you are a close contact of someone who is diagnosed with COVID-19
  • COVID-19 information for families - return to school following illness 

Merged translations below:
العربية English | Français | नेपाली | Soomaali | Swahili | Tiếng Việt

How to Do a Self-Swab COVID-19 Test:
العربية | EnglishEspañol | မြန်မာစာ | Français | Kirundi | Maay MaayनेपालीSoomaali | Kiswahili | Tiếng Việt 

Information on Masks

Vermont's mask requirements from the VDH:
العربية | မြန်မာစာ | 中文 | English | Español | Français | ကညီကျိ Ikirundi | नेपाली | Soomaali | Swahili | Tiếng Việt

Face Coverings for Children from the VDH:
العربية | မြန်မာစာ | English | Español | Françaisကညီကျိ | Ikirundiनेपाली | Soomaali | Swahili | Tiếng Việt

Printable posters for businesses and organizations explaining the mask mandate:
English | العربية မြန်မာစာ | Français | Soomaali | Swahili | Tiếng Việt


Other Resources

Vermont Department of Health (VDH) Translations Page

Informational handouts on how to prevent the spread of the virus, face coverings, how to self isolate and quarantine, tips for large households living in the same space, understanding test results, etc.

Vermont Multilingual Task Force YouTube Channel   

Local translated informational videos in Arabic, Burmese, French, Kirundi, Maay Maay, Nepali, Spanish, Somali, Swahili, Vietnamese and ASL. 

CDC Resources in Languages Other than English 

Informational posters and handouts for businesses, schools, camps, swimming pools, sport activities, public transportation, etc.

CDC Please Wear a Mask Posters

Translated poster in Arabic, Burmese, French, Karen, Nepali, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, etc.  

New Americans in Vermont Website

A collective of information from various resources.   

CVOEO - Financial Empowerment for New Americans

New Americans can call CVOEO's Financial Hotline to speak to someone in their primary language about their financial questions related to COVID-19 and social distancing. They can provide information about available resources in Vermont to help with financial and credit management, food, housing, renters' rights, and finding a job. Community Ambassadors can help in Arabic, French, Karen/Burmese, Maay Maay, Nepali, Somali, and Swahili. Call at (802) 560-8078. Requesters should leave a message with their name, contact information, and the language they speak. They will call you back within 24 hours.

UVM Health Network Translated Guidance

Frequently asked questions, instructions for healthcare zoom video visits, etc.

Vermont Legal Aid Translated Guidance

Translated guidance is offered on select topics, such as stimulus checks and unemployment. Vermont Legal Aid can also assist with the State's Rental Housing Stabilization Program application for those in need of translation assistance at no cost. Call 800-889-2047.   

Community Health Centers of Burlington (CHCB)

CHCB is currently accepting new healthcare and counseling patients to help the community maintain their health and emotional well-being during these times. CHCB accepts any type of insurance, in addition to people without insurance, and services are provided on a sliding fee scale, making healthcare affordable and accessible. Most appointments will be conducted by phone or virtual Zoom call. Telehealth interpreter services are available upon request for all appointments and will also give patients assistance in setting up a Zoom account for those who have internet access. A page with translated information and registration forms is listed above, for more inquiries call (802) 864-6309.