COVID-19 Guide to City of Houston Resources for Immigrants & Refugees

This guide provides immigrants and refugees with information about COVID-19. Many services are available regardless of immigration status and at no cost, and you do not need to speak English to get assistance. The City of Houston provides free interpretation for non-English speakers and American Sign Language interpretation for the deaf or hard of hearing. When visiting a City facility, you can ask an employee for an interpreter.

Key Messages

COVID-19 vaccines

Contact tracing

Nasal self-swab reference guide

What to do while you wait for COVID-19 test results

COVID FAQs for undocumented immigrants

Face coverings

COVID-19 if you are at higher risk for severe illness

COVID-19 how to protect yourself and others

COVID-19 resources in American Sign Language

COVID-19 symptoms

COVID-19 versus flu


Sex and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Stop germs

Social distancing

Testing sites flyer

Reduce face touching

The Psychonomic Society offers an infographic on reducing the number of times people touch their face, a major path for the spread of disease.

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