Refugee Health Program: Ukrainian Health Resources

As Wisconsin plans to welcome people arriving from Ukraine to our state, it is important our providers have the knowledge and resources necessary to provide culturally informed care.

For more information on Ukrainian arrivals, see the Department of Homeland Security's webpage.

For resources on culturally informed health care for Ukrainian arrivals, see below.

Please note: Some general refugee health resources have been included, as they may still be useful in guiding care for people arriving from Ukraine.

Aerial view of Kyiv

 

For clinicians

Culturally informed care for Ukrainians

Mental health

Resources for care provision

Secondary trauma resources for care providers

Useful webinars

Psychological First Aid - A Switchboard webinar on Psychological First Aid (PFA) in the context of the events in Ukraine, including the basics of PFA and cultural information on Ukraine as facilitated by individuals from the Ukrainian Community Center and the International Rescue Committee

Translated health resources

Immunization

  • Plain Talk About Childhood Immunization: A 50-page booklet for parents on immunizations and their benefits, risks, and effectiveness as well as vaccine safety: English | Ukrainian | Russian

Mental health

Tuberculosis (TB)

Translated resources by the Southeast National TB Center:

  • Cultural Quick Reference Guide: Ukraine
  • You Can Prevent Tuberculosis: A Patient Educational Handout
  • 12-Dose Regimen for LTBI Patient Educational Brochure
  • 12-Dose Regimen for Latent TB Infection Medication Tracker and Symptom Checklist

Additional Translated Resources

Additional health-related resources

Benefits for Ukrainian Humanitarian Parolees English | Ukranian | Russian |: A fact sheet by the Office of Refugee Resettlement with information on what constitutes a humanitarian parolee status, available benefits, how to determine eligibility, how to apply, and what resources there are to help

Health Coverage Options for Certain Ukrainian Nationals: A fact sheet by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services with information on health coverage options for Ukrainian Humanitarian Parolees

Know Your Rights English | Ukranian | Russian |: Department of State Travel's pamphlet describing individual's rights while working in the United States

Want to find out how you can help Ukrainian arrivals? See the Department of Children and Families website to learn more.

Questions about Refugee Health? Contact us!
Phone: 608-261-6319 ǀ Fax: 608-266-0049

Last Revised: August 8, 2022