Potomac Chapter

of the Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf


This page was last updated on April 2, 2020, at 12:00 PM, and will be updated as deemed appropriate. 

Precautions for Interpreters Working COVID-19 Assignments

This site shares tips on how to prepare and protect yourself during interpreting assignments and common acronyms that are routinely used, especially nationally.

Latest Guidance from the Centers for Disease Control

The CDC provides daily updates and guidance on the rapidly evolving pandemic, COVID-19.

The Washington, D.C. Mayor's Office COVID-19 Updates

Daily communication from the Washington, D.C. Mayor's Office to keep you updated on the impact of COVID-19

Maryland Governor's Office COVID-19 Updates

The Maryland Governor's Office will continue to update the public throughout this rapidly evolving public health event. Live updates are streamed to the governor’s FacebookTwitter, and YouTube pages.

Federal Contractors & Telework Eligibility

The Executive Office of the President issued a memorandum encouraging Federal agency flexibility regarding Federal contractors' performance and telework eligibility. 

A Temporary Boost to Unemployment Compensation 

Information on unemployment benefits for freelancers during the COVID-19 directives

Financial Support for Independent Contractors

Financial help for freelancers and independent contractors affected by the coronavirus crisis.


With the passage of the CARES Act, more resources are becoming available for freelancers, the self-employed, and small businesses. 

Feel free to share resources with PCRID to share with the community. Email communications@pc-rid.org.

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