Covid-19 resources

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  • Autism and/or Learning Disability information for patients and health care staff
  • BAME communities: vaccine information written in community languages
  • BAME communities: information videos in community languages
  • British Sign Language resources
  • Covid-19 and pregnancy: advice in five South Asian languages 
  • Covid-19 vaccination and blood clotting
  • Covid-19 vaccination animations launched to help tackle disinformation
  • Covid-19 vaccinations for migrants
  • Easy Read information
  • Everything COVID (resource for 12 to 17 year olds)
  • Government guidance
  • Information on vaccines approved for use in UK
  • Mental Health information
  • Short films to encourage vaccine uptake amongst Eastern European community

Autism and Learning Disability information

These resources are to help ensure people with autism and/or a learning disability can access their COVID-19 vaccination appointments easily and safely.

BAME communities: vaccine information written in community languages

These are produced by and can be found at GOV.UK: Covid-19 vaccine information in your language.  

BAME communities: information videos in community languages

NHS doctors, nurses and other frontline staff have come forward to help reassure communities that COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective and have been independently tested to the highest standards, and to address misinformation on subjects including fertility.

NHS England has produced short videos in community languages including:

More videos in additional languages are available via NHS England. Other language videos are in development.

BBC Asian Network has produced information on COVID scams in five community languages:

  • Gujarati with Kamlesh Purohit from BBC Radio Leicester 
  • Punjabi with Raj Kaur Bilkhu from BBC Asian Network
  • Sylheti with Poppy Begum from BBC Asian Network
  • Tamil with Jeyapragash Nallusamy from BBC World Service
  • Urdu with Haroon Rashid from BBC Asian Network

British Sign Language resources

Covid and pregnancy: Advice in five South Asian languages

The BBC Asian Network is helping the South Asian community to understand what the science says in five languages: Gujarati, Punjabi, Sylheti, Tamil and Urdu. View on the BBC website.

Covid-19 vaccination animations launched to help tackle disinformation

NHS England and NHS Improvement has launched a series of animations aimed at tackling disinformation about the COVID-19 vaccine. Aimed specifically at encouraging uptake in ethnic minority groups, the animations are available in 17 different languages and are suitable for use on a wide range of social media platforms. They cover key topics including vaccine safety, how it was tested, how it was developed so quickly, what is in it, and what the side effects are. Original files can be downloaded from the campaign resource centre in the form of short clips and also a longer video, and the English versions are also available on YouTube.

Covid-19 vaccinations for migrants

Short films to encourage uptake amongst Eastern European community

Working in partnership with Surrey County Council, Surrey Heartlands CCG have produced the following short films, aimed at reaching people and groups from Eastern European Communities to encourage Covid-19 vaccine uptake. The three people featured explain why they have had their Covid-19 vaccine.

Please help us to share these short films with your relevant contacts, channels and groups.