Vaccination is the most important thing we can do to protect our community against serious illnesses. The Covid-19 vaccine roll out is now well underway and you may have questions about the vaccine, the NHS website has information about why vaccination safe and important
When it's your turn to have the Covid-19 vaccine, you'll get a letter, phone call, email or text inviting you for an appointment.
Remember, even if you've had the Covid vaccine you must stick to the rules and follow social distancing guidance.
Read the latest guidance here
Policy template: Covid-19 Vaccination Policy for Employees – The purpose of this policy is to set out your organisations stance on the vaccine as it affects your employees.
Policy template: Covid-19 Vaccination Policy for Volunteers – The purpose of this policy is to set out your organisations stance on the vaccine as it affects your volunteers.
Caribbean and African Health Network (CAHN) discussion about vaccines
Manchester health chiefs, Dr Manisha Kumar and David Regan, answer your questions on Covid and vaccine rollout
British celebrities unite for video to dispel Covid-19 vaccine myths amongst BAME Communities
Adil Ray OBE has created a short video for members of Ethnic Minority communities which describes both the beautiful community spirit within these communities and the important part they have to play in our way out of Covid-19 through vaccinations.
GM=EqAl Covid 19 Vaccination Programme Position Statement – The GM=EqAl Working Group represents marginalised communities with some of the highest infection and mortality rates from Covid-19. This Position Statement reflects the concern that the ongoing vaccination programme will significantly exacerbate these disparities unless urgent action is taken.
Guides and resources
Covid-19 vaccination programme: community briefing notes – Manchester City Council have produced briefing notes for sharing information about the Covid-19 vaccination programme with communities. The briefing notes have been translated into 14 languages: Arabic / Bangla / Chinese / English / French / Gujarati / Polish / Punjabi / Romanian / Somali / Spanish / Tigrinya / Urdu / Yiddish
Vaccine FAQ's – questions answered: Why the Covid-19 vaccination is safe and important
NHS Covid-19 vaccination: Easy read guide
NHS Covid-19 vaccination: women of childbearing age, currently pregnant or breastfeeding
NHS Covid-19 vaccination: guide for older adults
NHS Covid-19 vaccination: guide for healthcare workers
NHS Covid-19 vaccination: guide for social care staff
NHS Covid-19 vaccination: what happens at your appointment
NHS Covid-19 vaccination: what to expect after vaccination
NHS Covid-19 vaccination: why you are being asked to wait
NHS Covid-19 vaccination: care home and healthcare settings posters