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What should you pack in your emergency bag and bring it with you to the hospital? More information: NAD.org/Coronavirus.
Original video credit: Deaf Health Communication and Quality of Life Center and Gallaudet University. #CoronavirusInASL

[TRANSCRIPT & DESC: A freeze frame of the signer signing Coronavirus in black and white. White bold text “COVID-19” and light white text “pack an emergency bag to bring with you to the hospital” floats in.

SIGNER: Bring an emergency bag. Label the bag with your name and place a list of items that are inside the bag. Label each item with your name, including cables and other things. Label each item. Leave space on the label to add your hospital room number. The emergency bag can include: Paper and pens; white board and markers; Plugs and chargers for your smartphone, laptop, or tablets; A cellular hotspot in case the hospital WiFi is not working; An extension cord or power strip in case your bed is far from an outlet; Extra eyewear supplies you might need, such as reading glasses to read the speech to text on a phone app; Extra batteries for your hearing aid, cochlear implant, or assistive listening device; emergency contact information for family members or friends. If you have an advance medical directive, please put a copy of this in your bag. You can find more information and instructions to make an advance directive on AARP’s website.

Clip ends with a white background with Deaf Health Communication and Quality of Life Center and NAD’s logos with a copyright in black text “2020 All Rights Reserved”]

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