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Let’s Connect: COVID-19 Series

Let’s connect about COVID-19 and its impacts on the disability community. Join members of the Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities and the Minnesota Department of Health for important information about the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccines, and healthcare access.

The Arc Minnesota is helping to host three upcoming events! These three events are about is part of the Let’s Connect – Virtual Community Conversations about COVID-19 event series. All events will have ASL and CART, as well as Hmong, Somali, and Spanish language.

Review this event series in Spanish, Somali, and Hmong

Benefits of Being Boosted

November 21, 2022 at 11:30 am to 1 pm

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Did you know there’s a new COVID-19 booster for children and adults? It can help protect against serious illness from the omicron variant. Learn from MDH experts about the bivalent booster and how it works. Get answers to your questions, and gain resources to share in your community.

Data Matters: Closing the Disability Data Gap

December 6, 2022 at 11:30 am to 1 pm

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The Minnesota Department of Health is adopting data standards on disability for the first time. We want to share some basic disability data around COVID-19 and our future plans to gather health data about persons with disabilities. Share your feedback and discuss any challenges or ideas MDH should consider.

Advancing Access in COVID-19 Health Care

December 19, 2022 at 11:30 am to 1 pm

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In partnership with MDH, The Arc Minnesota and Multicultural Autism Action Network are working on COVID-19 testing, treatment, and vaccine access. Join this session to get new social narratives for state-run vaccine and test-to-treat sites. Share your input and expertise about other ways to improve access to COVID-19 health care.