Coronavirus information in other languages and formats

Coronavirus information in British Sign Language

The Camden RAD Deaf Advice service is providing updates for residents in BSL: 

6 August video update: Changes to self-isolation and face coverings guidance, shielding, Camden libraries, business pavement licences Watch more video updates 

Royal Association for Deaf people and Signhealth are providing regular video updates on latest government guidelines and news in BSL. 

Coronavirus information in other languages

We have produced information about Test and Trace in Arabic, Bengali, French and Somali. 

Doctors of the World has produced guidance informed by Government and NHS advice. This is translated into 60 languages – including Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, traditional and simplified Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin), French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Somali and Urdu. Some audio and video translations as well as written translations are available.

A group of doctors, medical students and volunteers has created COVID-19 infographics that give general advice and myth-busting information translated into 34 languages including Arabic, Bengali, traditional and simplified Chinese (Cantonese/Mandarin), French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Somali and Urdu.

British Red Cross has produced tips on staying connected and an Emergency Contact Card where people can write the name and details of the person they would wish to be contacted if they become seriously ill. This has been translated into languages including Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Dari, Kurdish Sorani, Farsi, Pashto, Somali, Tigrinya and Vietnamese.

British Sign Language updates

The Camden RAD Deaf Advice service is providing updates for residents in BSL: 

  • 30 July video update Face coverings, celebrating Eid al-Adha, computer access in Camden libraries
  • 23 July video update Face coverings, summer activities for children and young people, Camden leisure centres, reopening businesses safely, improving Camden's high streets and town centres
  • 16 July video update Government guidance update, summer activities for children and young people, making travel safer, Calthorpe Community Garden.
  • 9 July video update Playgrounds and outdoor gyms reopening, back to school plans, libraries update, priority supermarket deliveries, visiting local businesses, Marchmont Community Centre support.
  • 2 July video update Test and Trace, accessing council services, communications survey, unequal impacts of COVID-19
  • 25 June video update How to make a DIY face covering, hot weather, health appointments, LGBTQ+ in Camden, support for the Council's business tenants, job opportunities 
  • 19 June video update Test and Trace, public toilets reopen, health services, Castlehaven Community Centre support.
  • 12 June video update Changes to lockdown, Regis Road Reuse and Recycling Centre reopens, urgent or emergency healthcare, support for carers, support for young people, parking services, Abbey Community Centre support. 
  • 1 June video update Access to food and other support, contacting councillors, employment support, schools update, paid care work, speed restrictions, vaccinations for children, cycling improvements, domestic violence and abuse support.