COVID-19 vaccines information

Coronavirus vaccination rollout

There are now 3 safe vaccines which will protect you from coronavirus, available free of charge from the NHS. Read more on the Hackney Council website.

Dr Sandra Husbands answers vaccine questions in Hackney Citizen

Dr Sandra Husbands replies to most common questions around Covid-19 vaccines in an article publiched in Hackney Citizen.

She says:  “The vaccine will reduce the chance of you becoming seriously ill from Covid-19, which can be deadly, particularly if you’re in a high clinical risk group.

The fact is the approved Covid-19 vaccines are safe and effective. Although they were developed in record time, this is because of world-wide collaboration and investment.” > Read more

See the process of getting your covid-19 vaccine in Hackney

You can watch a short video here.

Covid-19 vaccinations for frontline health & social care workers

Vaccines for staff & volunteers at VCS organisations. > Read more

Vaccine information in community languages

NHS doctors, nurses and other frontline staff have come forward to help reassure communities that COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective and have been independently tested to the highest standards. They explain how the vaccine is given, and give clear evidence that the vaccines work and are safe.

The languages the videos have been produced in are: Arabic, Bengali, Gujarati, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian, Spanish, Swahili, Turkish, Urdu, Yoruba. > Read more

Dr Opat GP

In the video below, Dr Opat GP encourages everyone to take the vaccine and “do your bit to protect yourself, to protect your family, to protect your community and to protect everyone around.”