Social Stories are written narratives that illustrate situations, problems, or challenges, and give suggestions for how to deal with them.
Social Stories About COVID-19 Vaccination
Getting Vaccinations in the Fall
This social story describes why the fall COVID-19 and flu shots are important to get this time of year. Released September 2023.
Changes to My Medicaid Insurance
This social story describes the possible changes to Medicaid insurance for some people and what will be covered because of the end of the federal public health emergency. The federal public health emergency ended in May 2023. Released June 2023; available in ASL (YouTube Link) and Spanish (PDF).
Why Do I Need to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?
This social narrative explains what a vaccine is and why it’s important to get the COVID-19 vaccine. It explains the process of getting the vaccine and how a person may feel after getting the vaccine. Updated February 2022; available in available in ASL (YouTube Link) and Spanish (PDF).
When to Do a Home-Test for COVID-19
This social story helps explain the reasons why a person should take an at-home COVID-19 test. Updated September 2023; available in ASL (YouTube Link) and Spanish (PDF)
Taking a COVID-19 Test at Home
This social story gives information about how to take an at-home COVID test, along with explaining the results. It also explains what to do after you get the results. Updated September 2023; available in ASL (YouTube Link) and Spanish (PDF)
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