Health Literacy Online Class

Coronavirus for Literacy and Language Learners 

Doris Ravotas Ph.D.

Dr. Ravotas is a Fulbright Specialist and a Master Faculty Specialist with WMU's School of Interdisciplinary Health Programs, in the College of Health and Human Services.

As an extension of our Health Literacy Program, the KLC is proud to present a free 5-week online class series to help anyone understand how to protect themselves, their families, and communities safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Each lesson contains the facts and guidelines based on the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), and the federal, state, and local governments. They also include interactive exercises tutors can use with their learners! 

Lesson 1: Friday, March 27, 2020

“What is coronavirus and what should we be doing about it?” 

This lesson was incredibly well received by tutors, native English speakers, and our ESL of SW Michigan students. Check it out! 

Download COVID-19 Health Lesson 1 3-27-20

Lesson 2: Friday, April 3, 2020 

“What to do if you get sick & 30 days to slow the spread”

Download COVID-19 Health Lesson 2 4-3-20

Lesson 3: Friday, April 17, 2020

“Understanding the stimulus package & screening and testing choices”

Download Covid 19 heath lesson 3-4-17

Lesson 4: Friday, April 24, 2020 

“How to Live with the newest US initiatives and Dealing with Anxiety”

Download Covid 19 heath lesson 4-4-24

Lesson 5: Friday, May 1, 2020

“Adjusting to the changes around the pandemic (this lesson will be built on the changes in the pandemic plus any particular areas of interest of the learners).

Download Covid 19 heath lesson 5-4-30