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Coronavirus Vaccinations

NHS Sheffield
Vaccinations are being delivered according to priority groups identified by the Joint Committee of Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). When it is the right time for you to receive your vaccination, you will receive an invitation to come forward. This may be via the phone, or through a letter either from your GP or the national booking system.You may receive a text from ‘NHSvaccine’ inviting you to book your vaccination appointments at a larger vaccination centre or pharmacy. Their information also contains guidance from GOV.UK.
https://www.sheffieldccg.nhs.uk/Your-Health/covid-19-vaccine.htm

Book now if you are eligible
You do not need to wait to be contacted if any of the following apply:

  • you are aged 18 or over
  • you are at high risk from coronavirus (clinically extremely vulnerable)
  • you are an eligible frontline health or social care worker
    you have a condition that puts you at higher risk (clinically vulnerable)
  • you have a learning disability
  • you are a main carer for someone at high risk from coronavirus

16 & 17 year olds are now able to get their first vaccination ( and don’t need parental consent ).You can’t book via the national booking service but you will be contacted by the NHS or you can attend a walk in centre. Please don’t contact your GP.

As well as 16 – 18 year olds now being eligible for the Covid vaccine, some 12 – 15 year olds in the UK can have it, too. Find out about who is eligible in our Disability Sheffield video short video.

Walk-in clinics available
To help with vaccinating 16 and 17-year-olds and to continue to increase vaccination uptake, the NHS and Sheffield City Council have been working to provide clinics and support in key areas across the city at:

• Sheffield NHS vaccination centre, Longley Lane, Sheffield S5 7JN, is open 8am – 5pm on
Monday to Sunday.
• Darnall Primary Care Centre, 290 Main Road, Darnall, Sheffield, S9 4QH. Open 7pm – 9pm,
Monday – Friday and 9am – 4.30pm Saturday and Sunday – currently for those over 17 and ¾
only
• St Peter’s and St Oswald’s Church, corner of Abbeydale and Bannerdale roads, S7 2DL. Open
8.30am – 3pm on Thursday, 8.30am – 6.15pm on Friday, and 9am – 6pm on Saturday. Ran by
1AST Pharmacy.
• Heeley Parish Church, Gleadless Road, S2 3AE. Open 9am – 6pm, from Wednesday – Friday.
Ran by 1AST Pharmacy

Other groups can book appointments at a larger vaccination centre or a pharmacy that provides COVID-19 vaccinations.
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/how-you-will-be-contacted/

The pharmacy sites are:
Wicker Pharmacy, 55-67 Wicker S3 8HT
Page Hall Pharmacy, 17-19 Page Hall Road S4 8GS
1ast Pharmacy running clinics at St. Peter’s and St. Oswald’s Parish Church, Abbeydale and Bannerdale Road S7 2DL
1ast Pharmacy running clinics at Heeley Parish Church S2 3AE
Welfare Pharmacy, 298 Glossop Road S10 2HS
Upwell Pharmacy, 119-121 Upwell Street S4 8AN
Seven Hills Pharmacy, 78 Wincobank Avenue S5 6AZ
Chain Lane Pharmacy running clinics at Westfield Community Centre S20 8ND
Chain Lane Pharmacy running clinics at Stocksbridge Community Leisure Centre S36 1EG

If you have ANY Covid-19 symptoms, are self-isolating or awaiting test results DO NOT attend your vaccination appointment. Your appointment will be rearranged. It is very important that you don’t visit a vaccination site/GP Surgery if you could have Coronavirus.

Sheffield NHS Covid-19 Vaccine FAQs
https://www.sheffieldccg.nhs.uk/Your-Health/covid-19-vaccine-faqs.htm?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term==

Here’s the latest briefing from NHS Sheffield about the vaccination rollout including FAQs highlighted by GPs and community groups.

NHS Covid-19 Vaccine:Your questions Answered
A series of short videos on Sheffield City Council’s Youtube Channel from Dr. Mary Ramsay, Head of Immunisation at Public Health England, that answer some of the most common questions around the Covid-19 vaccine.

Greg Fell, Director of Public Health in Sheffield has produced a series of Facts about the Covid-19 Vaccine videos.

NHS England and NHS Improvement have developed a short film for people with learning disabilities and/or autistic people. It describes what a vaccine is, how vaccines are made, why you should get a vaccine, whether a vaccine can make you ill and how to decide whether to have a vaccine or not.

They have also produced an Easy Read Guide to Vaccination

Sheffield Carers Centre has information on their website explaining about identifying carers and the vaccination process for carers in Sheffield.

All people with learning disabilities have been prioritised for Covid Vaccinations in Group 6 but you need to be on your GP’s learning disability register. If you are not on the register ask your GP to add you to the learning disability register and confirm this with you.

Mencap has produced information in Easy Read
including how to join your GP’s learning disability register to make sure you are offered it in group 6.

COVID-19 vaccination British Sign Language resources on GOV.UK are available here.

Why it’s important for our Ethnic Minority communities to have the Covid Vaccine is explained in this video.

Top Tips for Giving a Jab/Vaccine to People Living with Dementia
https://mcusercontent.com/33fd749eb3b6a18dbc702b9df/files/21c70b1b-e370-43b0-8744-8cf4c6d6c015/Top_Tips_for_Giving_a_Jab_to_a_person_living_with_dementia.pdf

The Weston Park Cancer charity has produced Covid Vaccine Q&As for cancer patients.

What should we do after our Coronavirus Vaccination?
The NHS has produced this Youtube video to explain.

BE Alert to Covid-19 Vaccine Fraud
Criminals are using the COVID-19 vaccine as a way to target the public by tricking them to hand over cash or financial details. They are sending convincing looking text messages letting people know they are eligible for the vaccine or phoning people directly pretending to be from the NHS, or local pharmacy. Be alert to and find out how to report any scams in our blog.

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