COVID-19 and HIPAA Resources
Updated: April 20, 2020
Social Story for Wearing a Mask
Plain Language Booklet on Coronavirus
Spanish Plain Language Booklet on Coronavirus
This easy to read booklet about the Coronavirus is written in both English and Spanish. It was written by and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). It focuses on “need to know” information (not “nice to know” information). Please share it widely.
How to Explain COVID-19 to a Child with Anxiety.
Social Story on COVID-19
COVID 19 Resource:
Coronavirus (COVID-19): What to Talk About with Your Child
COVID-19 & HIPAA Bulletin:
HHS has released some new guidance regarding limited waivers of HIPAA sanctions and penalties during this incident, including telehealth. If you have questions about this guidance, please contact your counsel. If you don't have local counsel, Dawn Croinin (firstname.lastname@example.org), may be able to assist you with some general questions related to this guidance.
We ask that partners share 2-1-1 Maryland with your community stakeholders through your social media and other communication channels. 2-1-1 Maryland is able to provide Maryland citizens with information regarding various resources (including feeding options for non-students).
Call 2-1-1 or visit 211md.org
The Maryland Department of Health has an FAQ for maintaining mental health during this State of Emergency.
Maryland Health Connection opened a new special enrollment period for uninsured Marylanders.
Maryland Schools Providing Meals for Students (Locations):
Families may find a location by visiting mdsummermeals.org.