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Helping Adult Learners Understand COVID-19

The constant flow of information in the media about the novel Coronavirus can feel overwhelming. In an effort to minimize anxiety and worry, it is important to provide simple, consistent prevention information. Below are several links to research-based information on how to prevent the virus.

Florida Department of Health
COVID-19 Toolkit

The FDH has developed a toolkit of picture-based prevention materials. Some resources are also available in Creole and Spanish.

Adult Learner Classroom
Activities & Resources

Check out FLC's Coronavirus Lesson Plan, which includes several plain language resources and a vocabulary activity.

Additional Resources

Centers for Disease Control Prevention Guidelines

American Association of Public Health Info Sheets

Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Info Hotline - (866) 779-6121

World Health Organization Myth Busters

Parenting During COVID-19

CDC Coronavirus Self-Checker
The purpose of the Coronavirus Self-Checker is to help you make decisions about seeking appropriate medical care. This system is not intended for the diagnosis or treatment of disease or other conditions, including COVID-19. This system is intended only for people who are currently located in the United States.

Let's Talk About Viruses - Wisconsin Literacy

Managing Stress and the Threat of COVID-19 - Minnesota Department of Health

Plain Language Coronavirus Videos by the Centers For Disease Control






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