Ahodah hneksaknak aa tuah kho? Zeitindah hneksaknak kaa tuah lai?

Jul 21, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Side Effects is answering questions from our audience about the virus. We're partnering with Indiana University linguistics professor Kelly Harper Berkson and the Chin Languages Research Project to provide information to the Burmese-American community. IU students Peng Hlei Thang and Kimberly Sakhong provided the translation.

Ahodah hneksaknak aa tuah kho?

Ṭhal a chuak lai hrawng ah khan cun Indiana le state tampi hna cu hneksaknak an ngei lo i an chambau ngai. A tu cu hneksaknak (testing) tuah a duh mi paoh nih i tuah khawh a si cang, tiah ngandamnak zung ṭuanvo ngeitu nih an ti.

COVID-19 zawtnak a langhnak pawl: tak linh, khuasik; khuh khuh; thaw vamh; tha baat; tak zaat silole tak fah; lufah; rim theih khawh lo; hrom fah; cumpit; lungmit silole luak luak; chungthlet, ti bantuk na ngeih ahcun hneksaknak naa tuah ding a si.

Kha zawtnak a langhnak kha na ngei lo hmanh ah a zawfawi deuh mi (high-risk groups):

Kum 65 cunglei

Zunthlum a ngei mi

Thauchia a ngei mi

Nau a pawi mi

Sizung rianṭuan

ah na tel ahcun hneksaknak naa tuah ding a si.

 Hihi philh hlah: COVID-19 cu a zawmi ah aa ruat lomi zongnih ngeih in midang sinah karh ter khawh a si caah ṭih a nung khun. Cun hneksaknak tuah i na ngei lo an in ti hnu ni hnih nithum hnu zongah a zawtnak ngeih colh khawh a si fawn.

Zeitindah hneksaknak kaa tuah lai?

Hneksaknak tuah khawhnak  hmunhma cu a thleng kho langmang mi a si caah na umnak pawngkam i ngandamnak sizuung sinah a hmunhma le a herhmi pawl hal hna. Hmunhma cheukhat nih cun sibawi ca an herh i, a cheukhat hmunhma ah cun (appointment) i lak cia a herh.

Na pawngkam ah hneksaknak tuah na duh ahcun Indiana State Health Department le Marion County Public Health Department nih an chiah mi <>khuaram hmanthlak (map) le cazin (list) pawl hi rak zoh hna.

July thla tiang ah cun Indianapolis chungah hneksaknak hmunhma tampi an um:

CVS Pharmacy

1299 W. Southport Road

Indianapolis, IN 46217

By appointment: https://www.cvs.com/minuteclinic/covid-19-testing

(Appointment i lak cia a herh).

Walmart Parking Lot, U.S. 31 South

7245 U.S. 31 South

Indianapolis, IN 46227

By appointment: https://www.doineedacovid19test.com/ or call 800-635-8611

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7-9 a.m.

(Appointment i lak cia a herh).

Walmart Parking Lot, Emerson and I-65

1133 N Emerson Road

Greenwood, IN 46143

By appointment- https://www.doineedacovid19test.com/ or call 800-635-8611

Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 7-9 a.m.

(Appointment i lak cia a herh).

Franciscan Health Indianapolis

811 S. Emerson Ave

Indianapolis, IN 46237

By appointment, doctor's note required

Hours: Monday- Friday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.

(Appointment i lak cia a herh).

Marion County Public Health Department nih hneksaknak hmunhma tampi a ngeih

Marion County Public Health Department

3838 N. Rural Street

Indianapolis, IN 46205

By appointment: marionhealth.org/indycovid

(Appointment i lak cia a herh).

South District Health Office

7751 Shelby Street

Indianapolis, IN 46227

By appointment: marionhealth.org/indycovid

(Appointment i lak cia a herh).

Hneksaknak naa tuah dih hnu ah hneksak ṭhan na herh le herh lo na sibawi he chawnhbiaknak ngeih khawh i zuam. A zawt a fawi deuh mi (high-risk group) cu voi tampi zong hneksaknak tuah an hau men lai.

Hneksaknak ah phaisa zeizatdah a dih?

COVID-19 hneksaknak paoh cu man lo in tuah dih a si. Asinain, insurance na ngeih ahcun hmunhma cheukhat nih cun i ken dingin an in hal lai.

Hmai huh hi ka hman peng a hau maw?

Ngandamnak zung lei nih cun hmai huh hi midang pawngkam i na um ahcun na hman peng ding a si an ti. Hi zawtnak a karh lo nak ding caah a si. Hmai huh nih cun na kaa le na hnar a huh ding a si.

Ralrinnak caah a dang teh ka tuah ding a um maw?

Ngandamnak thiamsang nih cun pe 6 hlat in midang he na um ding a si rih ko an ti. Tilum le sapia in seconds 20 chung na kut i ṭawl zong hi a biapi tuk an ti. Sapia le ti a um lo ahcun zureu aa telmi kut thuh (alcohol-based hand sanitizer) na hman ding a si.

COVID-19 khamnak ding caah midang nih an chim lengmang mi ka theih mi hi a hman maw?

COVID-19 khamnak silole damhnak ding caah si chunh ding le sii-ai din ding zeihmanh a um rih lo.

This story was produced by Side Effects Public Media, a news collaborative covering public health.

Side Effects, Indiana Public Broadcasting and WFYI are asking Americans about health issues as part of the America Amplified: Election 2020 initiative. The public media initiative, funded by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, is using community engagement to inform and strengthen local, regional and national journalism. Follow the initiative on Twitter at @amplified2020.