This hour-and-a-half course is aimed to give tools to Community Health Workers to create disability inclusion. You will start by gaining an understanding of what a disability is and its history. From there you will find out what the different levels of inclusion are, and what barriers those with disabilities face. Click here to begin Adding To Your Community Health Worker Toolbox.
The Utah Parent Center is here to help you. Please contact our main office at 801-272-1051 or toll-free at 1-800-468-1160 for up-to-date information and resources regarding Covid 19; including vaccine information, testing, treatments, guidelines and more. Our Community Health Workers are happy to assist you and can assist in finding resources for you.
Joey Hanna, UPC Executive Director
Adding To Your Community Health Worker Toolbox
COVID Community Partnership Resources
COVID-19 Vaccine Monthly Highlights and Stories
To request PPE, please contact Utah Parent Center Community Health Workers at (801) 272-1051.
PPE will be given based on availability.
Utah Department of Health and CDC Information
Detailed, science-based information about the COVID-19 source, spread, risks, along with any updates.
COVID-19 Resources in Different Languages
The National Resource Center for Refugees, Immigrants, and Migrants (NRC-RIM) offers translated COVID-19 materials in over 100 different languages covering a variety of different topics.
Gov. Cox’s COVID-19 Updates and Guidelines
Governor Cox and his team remains dedicated to the response to COVID-19, here you can find his latest updates, information, and guidelines.
IHC: 5 things you need to know & do about COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)
Intermountain Healthcare has provided basic information on prevention and preparation. Links to many more resources.
A PDF of social stories for kids to understand about the virus going around.
Navajo Nation COVID-19 Updates
The Navajo Nation and their regular updates regarding COVID-19.
Rural Health Association of Utah
Find health services near you.
Covid-19 Funeral Assistance – FEMA
Under the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act of 2021 and the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19 related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020.
Emergencies happen quickly and often without warning, so it is important to prepare for such emergencies.
Utah Medicaid covers COVID-19 Testing
Utah Medicaid will now cover COVID-19-related diagnostic testing and services for uninsured individuals. This new program will be effective through the duration of the public health emergency. Application for coverage available on website.
Workforce Services- Unemployment Insurance
Statewide, If you are an employee negatively impacted by COVID-19 because you are sick or otherwise unable to go to work due to the virus, you should apply for unemployment insurance to determine if you are eligible for unemployment benefits.
Family Support and Treatment Center
Their crisis nursery is still open; visit their page for locations, details, and guidelines.
Information on how to help your teen during COVID-19.
List of videos on how to stay safe and healthy during the pandemic.
American Sign Language Resources
American Sign Language COVID-19 Videos
CDC videos on COVID-19 created for those who use ASL to communicate.
Utah Family Voices’ Building Your Emergency Information Form
Presented by: Gina Pola-Money
Utah Family Voices, Utah Parent Center Associate Director
Emotional & Mental Health Services
Available 8 am to 11 pm
This line is for Salt Lake County Residents who are not in crisis, but seeking: Support, Engagement, or Encouragement. Certified peer specialists offer support and empower callers to resolve problems by fostering a sense of hope, dignity, and self-respect.
Resource Flyer- PDF
Prepare now and build a kit with a variety of communication tools that you might need if you or your loved one are hospitalized and need speech or communication supports.
What Families Need to Know When a Family Member has Developmental Disabilities Plus Mental Health Needs
How families can find the facts rather than be filled by fear with what’s being spread on social media.
How to talk to your Anxious Child or Teen about Coronavirus
A few general tips for communicating with an anxious/child or teen about coronavirus.
Protecting Your Family’s Mental Health
During the COVID-19 pandemic, 7 things you and your family can do to keep mentally healthy.
Improve emotional health with resources for depression, anxiety, stress and more. Includes new materials for managing stress in relation to Covid 19. 60 days free thanks to DSAMH –follow the link to learn more. It’s the one app we should all have!
Free website/blog where you can read articles, get help, and join a community of individuals surviving the same mental health diagnosis as you!
Virtual Activities: Accessing the Outside World
Collected by the UPC Staff, this pdf resource has links for the whole family to enjoy and access some fun activities from around the world.
This resource provides information on stress and coping mechanisms related to disasters.