COVID-19 vaccine information

Phase 2 of the NHS Covid-19 vaccination programme is now under way.

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COVID-19 vaccination

Anyone aged 18 and over is now eligible for a 1st, 2nd or booster vaccine. For boosters you need to be 3 months (91 days) since the date of your 2nd vaccination. You can book ahead from 2 months after your second vaccination on the national COVID-19 vaccination booking website and you will be given a date which is after the 3 month date.

16-18 year olds are also now eligible for a first and second vaccination and 12-15 year olds are eligible for a 1st dose.

For the latest information on vaccine eligibility please visit this website: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/


Where to get your COVID-19 jab.

All vaccination clinics which are available across South Yorkshire which can be found each week on our Facebook page @SheffieldTeachingHospitals, Twitter @SheffieldHosp or website news page https://www.sth.nhs.uk/news. You can walk in to many of these vaccination centres without needing to book an appointment to get your first, second or booster COVID-19 vaccination.

You can also book an appointment through the national NHS booking service: Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination - NHS (www.nhs.uk) or by calling free of charge 119.

All other vaccination centres can be found by clicking here https://www.sth.nhs.uk/news

COVID-19 Vaccination Information & Guidance

 

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British Islamic Society summary advice to Muslim communities on Pfzier/BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine

British Islamic Medical Association debunks COVID myths

The British Islamic Medical Association has provided resources in 10 languages to help debunk the most common COVID myths.

 

Information about the Astra Zeneca vaccine and blood clots

Public Health England Information about Covid-19 Vaccination and Blood Clotting

 

Health conditions and coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination

A number of charities have worked with the NHS to produce advice about the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine and certain health conditions.

Please click here for more information.  

Vaccination information for cancer patients: download here.

Translated guidance and formats on the Covid-19 Vaccine

The above leaflets are  also available in a wide range of accessible formats and alternative languages including Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Farsi, Gujarati, Hindi, Kurdish, Nepali, Punjabi, Polish, Romanian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog and Turkish and Urdu.

Translated guidance on the Covid-19 Vaccination Programme: A Guide for Adults

Translated guidance on the COVID-19 vaccination: what to expect after vaccination

Translated guidance on COVID-19 vaccination: women of childbearing age, currently pregnant or breastfeeding

Translated guidance on COVID-19 vaccination: guide for older adults

 

Coronavirus vaccine videos in five South Asian languages

The BBC has created a series of Coronavirus vaccine Q&A in English and five South Asian languages including Divya Chadha Manek. They have been translated into Gujarati, Punjabi, Sylheti, Tamil and Urdu. To view the videos click here.

They have also created a series of videos addressing Covid-19 vaccine conspiracies debunked in South Asian languages. To view the videos click here.

Coronavirus vaccine information for people with a learning disability

Information about the Covid Vaccine - film produced by Skills for People and Learning Disability England

PHE easy read Covid-19 vaccination leaflet

British Sign Language (BSL) videos on COVID-19 vaccination.

BSL video guide on COVID-19 vaccination for eligible adults

BSL video guide on COVID-19 for women of childbearing age, pregnant or breastfeeding

BSL video guide on what to expect after the COVID-19 vaccination

Vaccine Q&A 

1. Should I still follow government guidelines after i've had the vaccine: https://youtu.be/ULrbEHFhtmc

2. How do vaccines work?: https://youtu.be/jFqoakK4m38

3. How do I know that the vaccine is safe? https://youtu.be/-1qSliN19UY

4. How important is it for people from deprived & minority backgrounds to get the vaccine? https://youtu.be/NWkGeCplXHM

5. What is an mRNA vaccine and how does it work? https://youtu.be/v8xOCykLuEM

6. Do the vaccines contain any pork products? https://youtu.be/OcBv88ADGYY