COVID-19 Information for People with Disabilities

COVID-19 Information for People with Disabilities

Disability Rights Wisconsin created this page to provide you with links to resources, news, and other information important to people with disabilities regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It contains resources and links from us, our disability advocacy partners, state agencies, and government and health authorities. 

During this time we are here to help! Though our physical offices are closed, we are still open and handling new requests for services, working on cases, providing online resources on our website and social media, and offering as many of our other services as possible using remote technology.

If you are having a disability rights related issue, please contact us.

The ADA and Face Mask Policies (updated: 03/10/22)

From the Governor

Healthcare, Medicaid and Long Term Care

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 Testing Information

  • Order: Free COVID Home Tests via USPS
    • Every US household is eligible to order up to 3 rounds of free COVID at-home tests, which is delivered via USPS. 
    • For assistance with placing an order for tests, call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY: 1-888-720-7489).
  • Order: Free COVID Home Tests that are More Accessible for People who are Blind or Have Low Vision
    • Accessible at-home COVID tests for people who are blind or have low vision and do not have any other options to use standard COVID at-home tests are available. These tests make use of a compatible Bluetooth-enabled smartphone and an app to provide audio step-by-step instructions for administering the test and for reading results.
  • Hotline: The Disability Information and Access Line (DIAL) - call 888-677-1199 from Monday to Friday, 8:00am - 7:00pm (Central) for assistance with ordering at-home test kits, and connecting to available local testing options and information and resources to overcome barriers to accessing these services. 
  • Hotline: DRW Medicare Part D Helpline - call 1-800-926-4862 or email if you are on Medicare and want more information on other free Medicare preventive services. 
    • Those on Medicare or Medicare Advantage are eligible for up to 8 free over-the-counter COVID tests per month, which also includes the more accessible tests.

Special Education

Wellness and Safety


Survivors/Victims of Crime



COVID-19 General Resources