COVID-19 vaccine information

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

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COVID-19 Booster vaccination update following the Prime Minister’s announcement

You may have seen in the media that everyone aged 18 and over is to be offered a COVID-19 booster vaccination over the coming weeks. The NHS is just putting in place plans to be able to do this and just like with the first vaccinations, people will be called forward  starting with those who are classed as clinically extremely vulnerable and then in age groups. By doing it in stages, it means we can have enough staff and appointments for people to be vaccinated quickly and without long queues. We are hoping to have more information in the next couple of weeks once plans are finalised and so we would ask you not to call the hospital or GP practices at this time because we do not have any further information to give you just yet. You will be contacted by the NHS once you are eligible to have your booster jab. We will also provide further updates once we know more.

40 years old or over?

If you are aged 40 or over and if it has been 6 months since your 2nd vaccination you can already have your booster jab. You simply need to click this link https://www.nhs.uk/book-a-coronavirus-vaccination/do-you-have-an-nhs-number or call 119 free of charge to book an appointment. Appointments are available at a number of centres across South Yorkshire including GP led sites, Community Pharmacies, some hospital sites and the Sheffield NHS Vaccination Centre, Longley Lane, Sheffield S5 7JN which is open Monday-Sunday 8.30am to 6.30pm. Free parking and friendly NHS staff.

 

Anyone 16 years or older in England can now have a Covid-19 vaccine by visiting one of the local vaccination centres below without making an appointment.

Anyone aged 18+ can also book online at Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination - NHS (www.nhs.uk). Or calling 119 free of charge.


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 or website news page https://www.sth.nhs.uk/news you can also walk into the vaccination centres below to get your first or second COVID-19 vaccination. Both centres offer Pfizer and Astra Zeneca vaccines. Anyone aged 16 and over can have a COVID-19 vaccination. 2nd doses can be given 8 weeks after the 1st dose.

Sheffield NHS COVID-19 Vaccination Centre,  Longley Lane, Sheffield S5 7JN, close to the Northern General Hospital. Open 7 days a week from 8am to 6.30pm. Parking is available and staff will be on site to welcome you. The Centre is open for booked appointments or for walk ins without an appointment. Private booths and friendly professional staff to answer your questions. No long queues or ticket system, you simply turn up and get vaccinated.

1st & 2nd doses Pfizer/AZ appointments can also be booked at both centres 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