COVID-19 Resources for Interpreters

Know of a resource to share with your fellow interpreters? Email us to add to this list!

The following resources have been submitted by your fellow interpreters or gathered from interpreting-related sites. While DE LA MORA Institute of Interpretation strives to provide and reference the most accurate information possible, these resources are not necessarily endorsed by DLME. This is a good-faith effort to share information and resources in a time of crisis.

COVID-19 Study Strategies for Interpreters

April 25th, 2020 at 11AM – 12:30 PM EST. Presented by Agustin de la Mora

Pandemic-related terminology, information, and news is appearing and changing rapidly worldwide. Keeping up in one language can be difficult, and even more so in two languages. Join Agustin de la Mora for guidance on finding great resources, researching in context, and making your new knowledge stick. Participants will also have an opportunity to submit and share resources they have found useful in their languages of expertise.

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Spanish Medical Interpreting Glossaries

Download Infectious Diseases Glossary  |  Download Pulmonology Glossary

“I teach Spanish Medical Interpreting at BYU in Utah. I hope some interpreters find use in these glossaries.


Allison Brimhall”

Professor of Spanish Medical Interpreting, BYU Utah

CDC COVID-19 Terminology in Multiple Languages

Terminology from the CDC in a variety of languages. The Spanish-specific page is here.  |  Submitted by Ofelia C.

COVID-19 Terminology in Spanish

Besides this post, Diario Libre also has a page dedicated to  COVID-19 coverage, as well as other resources.  |  Submitted by Lilia B.

UNAM Spanish Terminology Infographic

Resources shared by the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México