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COVID-19 Resources for Adult Learners

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.

Vaccine Educational Resources

Find a COVID-19 Vaccination Site Near You - Florida Department of Health

Choosing Safer Activities (A visual guide for unvaccinated and fully vaccinated people) - CDC

How mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines Work Infographic - CDC

Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19 Vaccination - CDC

Changing the COVID Conversation: The Language of COVID-19 Acceptance

Vaccine Education Videos and Podcasts

COVID-19 Vaccines: How We Know They Are Safe - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Inside the Lab that Created COVID-19 - PBS

Coronavirus Vaccine - Q&A with Dr. Fauci

How Vaccines Work - NPR Podcast

Understanding the Possible Side Effects of Vaccines Videos

What to Expect After a COVID Vaccine - CDC

Understanding COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects - Mayo Clinic

Vaccine Side Effects: What to Expect After Your COVID-19 Shot - Wall Street Journal

How Vaccines Work - NPR Podcast

COVID-19 Testing Information and Locations

Testing for viruses and antibodies - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Classroom Resources Designed by Adult Educators

Vaccine Myths - Literacy Council of Sarasota

What you Need to Know About COVID-19 Vaccination - Learn to Read St. Johns County

COVID-19 Health Lessons for Adult Learners - Kalamazoo Literacy Council

Teaching About Vaccines Lesson Materials - SABES
Each vaccine lesson includes a lesson plan, Powerpoint slides, and a student packet. Available in English, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Cambodian, Portuguese, Russian, and Vietnamese.

Have you developed COVID-19 classroom materials for your adult learners? Please share them with us! Email materials to surrencyh@floridaliteracy.org.

COVID-19 Plain Language Resources

Updated COVID-19 Symptoms Info Sheet

Be Informed: Know Your Risk During COVID-19

Centers for Disease Control

Coronavirus Fact Sheet

COVID-19 Tookkit for limited-English proficient populations

Stop the Spread of Germs

Symptoms of Coronavirus

10 Ways to Manage COVID-19 Symptoms at Home

Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Home

Handwashing and Hand Sanitizer Use

Use of Cloth Face Coverings

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.

Florida Department of Health

Social Distancing (Multiple Languages)

Should I Get Tested?

What to do After Testing Positive

Wisconsin Literacy

Let's Talk About Viruses

World Health Organization

Advice for the Public (Multiple Languages)

Coronavirus Myth Busters


Coronavirus Flipbook for Intermediate Level Learners (available in multiple languages)

Flipbook -How to Strengthen Your Immune System

Exceptional Lives

Collection of materials and worksheets for adults and children with special needs

Stress Management & Mental Health Resources

Virtual Classroom Activities

Federal Trade Commission

Scam Bingo

Arizona Coalition to End Domestic Violence

Self-Care During COVID-19

COVID-19 Health Lessons by Dr. Doris Ravotas - Western Michigan State

Florida Literacy Coalition

COVID-19 Vocabulary Game

Wisconsin Literacy

Health Online: Finding Information You Can Trust

Medline Plus

Digital Health Curriculum

New York Times

7 Ways to Explore the Math of Coronavirus Using Graphs

NorthStar Digital Literacy

Free Basic Computer Skills Course

Family Literacy Resources

World Health Organization

Parenting in the Time of COVID-19

Candlewick Press

Coronavirus Picture Book for Kids


Centers for Disease Control Videos

How to Wash Your Produce

BrainPOP for Kids - What is Coronavirus? | Online Video Quiz

Other Resources

Resource Roundup: Helping Adult Learners Identify Key Health & Financial Resources During COVID-19

FLC held a webinar highlighting useful health and financial resources for adult learners trying to navigate both their health and financial needs during this crisis.

The FL Dept. of Health COVID-19 Call Center is available 24/7.

1-866-779-6121 | COVID-19@flhealth.gov






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