COVID-19 Updates and Resources


The health and wellness of our staff, partners, and the individuals we serve is our number one priority. As this rapidly changing situation develops, we encourage you to check this page frequently for updates, important information, and resources.

For all inquiries, please feel free to call 860-679-1500 or email

We appreciate your patience as we adjust to new ways of advancing our mission of promoting full access, equal opportunities, and participation for all.

Local Vaccine Outreach Grant

The UConn UCEDD is completing local vaccine outreach in the disability community through a cooperative agreement with the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD). AUCD’s National Center on Disability in Public Health and Prepared4All created the resources below to provide reliable and accurate information on the COVID-19 vaccines. If you have any questions or would like additional information contact Tara Viens at or call our center at 860-679-1500.

Why should I get a COVID vaccine? It's safe and has been tested. It protects you and your family. It gets you back to normal. Protect yourself and your community. Get vaccinated.

Part 2: Variants Plain Language Talking Points

Part 7: Addressing Health Misinformation

Part 9: Mask Guidance

Part 10: Finding Trusted Sources

Additional Resources

New COVID-19 and the ADA, Accessibility and Civil Rights

Persons with Disabilities

Safety Tips Videos from Self-Advocates

First Responders to Assist People with Disabilities