Mar 22, 2020
With the COVID-19 epidemic spreading across the World, there are so many questions being asked and protocols being established. Stephen Letnes took it upon himself to ask around the state of Minnesota, “How does a Blind/Visually Impaired person establish a ride to the Doctor’s office if they want them to come in and be tested?”
After fining absolutely no protocols in place, Stephen started his mission to bring his question to the attention of the Legislators, the, Health Department and the governor.
Join Stephen Letnes and Jeff Thompson in the Blind Abilities studio and find out how little has been done with concerns towards people who can’t drive and how do they get to the doctor for testing to see if they have Covid19.
In Minnesota you can call the Minnesota Covid19 Hotline: 651-201-3920
Here is a comprehensive list of all the states and their hotline phone numbers.
You can contact Stephen Letnes by email.
You can find out the latest from the web site of the Center of Disease Control
We want you to stay well, be kind and together, we will get through this.
If you reside in Minnesota, and you would like to know more
about Transition Services from State Services contact Transition
Coordinator Sheila Koenig by email or contact her
via phone at 651-539-2361.
To find your State Services in your State you can go to www.AFB.org and search the directory for your agency.
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