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Coronavirus Vaccinations

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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. Their information also contains guidance from GOV.UK.

Sheffield NHS Covid-19 Vaccine FAQs

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

Mencap has produced information in Easy Read

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

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

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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