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We will keep this page up to date with links to resources – videos, leaflets and graphics – that different commuities can use and share as appropriate. We will add to this page as we find resources, and if you have any ideas for something that might be missing that would help your community, please email our Engagement Team at:

BAME Communities

Opening Doors: a conversation about the Covid-19 vaccine.

The recent Opening Doors: a conversation about the Covid-19 vaccine webinar was a dedicated event for BAME communities across BSW to ask their questions about the Covid-19 vaccines and for these to be answered.

The event was a huge success, with a large number of attendees putting a diverse array of questions to our panel.

Covid-19 vaccination: Imam of Bath Islamic Society

Imam of Bath Islamic Society, Mohammed Gamal Abdelnour, has shared his thoughts on the Covid-19 vaccine and reflected on the year just passed.

Council for Mosques position on Covid-19

Information from the Council for Mosques position on Covid-19

Easy Read Information

Mencap’s easy read guide to Coronavirus

Mencap’s easy read guides to Coronavirus

Advice about the Coronavirus

Public Health England have produced an easy read version of their advice on the coronavirus for places of education.

Easy read information about your vaccine

A guide to your Covid-19 vaccination

KeepSafe: Waiting to be contacted

Information reminding people that they should wait to be contacted about the Covid-19 vaccine and who gets it first.

Covid-19 vaccination: Easy to read guides

Easy-read guides providing information on both coronavirus and vaccination

Guidance For Parents

The Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic family Covid-19 helpline from Bernardos

Boloh – Bernardo’s Covid-19 helphine and web chat for those 11+

Helpful information to answer questions from children

Place2Be have created a guide to help parents answer questions from their children

Talking to your child about Coronavirus

Covibook: Supporting and reassuring children around the world

Covibook is an interactive resource designed to support and reassure children aged 7 and under.

Children of critical workers and vulnerable children who can access schools or educational settings

Guidance for parents of school age children has been published online.

Resources in Other Languages

Covid-19 guide for older adults – leaflets available in multiple languages

This leaflet explains about the Covid-19 vaccination, who is eligible and who needs to have the vaccine to protect them from coronavirus (Covid-19).

Versions available in:

  • English and large print
  • Albanian
  • Arabic
  • Bengali
  • Chinese
  • Farsi
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi
  • Kurdish
  • Nepal
  • Punjabi
  • Polish
  • Romanian
  • Somali
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Turkish

These can also be requested in an accessible format.

Covid-19 vaccination guides in BSL

Public Health England have produced a suite of videos about the Covid-19 vaccine in BSL relating to:

The vaccine and blood clots

Phase 2 of the vaccination programme

Guidance for women of childbearing age, pregnant or breastfeeding

What to expect after the vaccination

Guidance around the consent form

Why do I have to wait for my vaccination

Information about the Covid-19 vaccine eligibility and vaccination supply

What to expect after your vaccination

Information for people who have had their first Covid-19 vaccination

All Other Resources and Information

Covid-19 vaccination: Information for women of childbearing age, currently pregnant or breastfeeding

Information for all women of childbearing age, those currently pregnant or breastfeeding on coronavirus vaccination.

Priority poster for the Covid-19 vaccination

Outlining the priority groups for the first phase of vaccinations.

How have the Covid-19 vaccinations been developed so quickly

National Institute for Health Research: How are Covid-19 vaccinations being developed so quickly.

The order people are being invited for vaccination

The order in which people will be offered a vaccine is based on advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). Professor Wei Shen Lim who is the Covid-19 chair of the JCVI and explains that order

In English only.