Practices that show potential to achieve desirable public health outcomes in a specific real-life setting and produce early results that are consistent with the objectives of the activities and thus indicate effectiveness.

Best Practices for COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination Sites: Disability-related Accessibility

Minnesota Department of Health

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Summary Report/Recommendations

Organizational Change/ Development
Outreach/ Education/ Communications
Healthcare Access and Quality
Tools Included
Outside U.S.

Mitigation and Prevention

The resource presents best practices for increasing access to COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites for people with disabilities or special health needs. It highlights physical, sensory, cognitive, and technological ease of access, and gives practical ideas for improving access throughout all steps of the testing/vaccination experience. Ideas include topics from accessible parking to ensuring clear communication despite the use of face masks.

Resource Details

Outcomes of Interest

Capacity Building, Reduction of Health Disparities

Priority Population(s)

People With Disabilities

Setting(s) of Implementation

Clinical, Community

Geographic Area of Implementation

Implementation Period