Information for Community Champions and others who are helping to build confidence in Covid-19 community testing and the vaccination programme in Kirklees. This page was last updated on 26th May 2021.
The Covid-19 vaccination programme
Community Conversations Information Pack
This pack contains useful information relating to the Covid-19 vaccine, its rollout and how to get started with your community conversations. We’ve also included answers to some frequently asked questions.
- Information pack for community conversations (PDF)
- Key messages for frontline engagement officers and volunteers, 25th May 2021 (PDF)
- Covid-19 vaccine frequently asked questions – NHS Kirklees Clinical Commissioning Group
Information in community languages
We have a range of general vaccine information in community languages:
Migration Yorkshire have also provided some useful links in different languages:
- Why you have to wait for your Covid-19 vaccine
- Covid-19 vaccination: a guide for social care staff
- What to expect after your Covid-19 vaccination
- A guide for women of childbearing age, pregnant or breastfeeding
- A guide for frontline healthcare workers on Covid-19 vaccination
- Covid-19 vaccination: guide for older adults
- Translated: How to take Vitamin D safely
- Translated: National guidance and safer travel guide
How does the Pfizer vaccine work?
Yellow Card system
Like all medicines, vaccines can cause side effects. Most of these are mild and short-term, and not everyone gets them. Some of the side effects of the Covid-19 vaccine could be sore arm, feeling tired, feeling achy and a headache. These should not last longer than a week. If you, or someone you know, experiences more severe side effects then they can be reported through the yellow card system;
More information about side effects can be found on the NHS website: