General vaccine information

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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 in community languages

We have a range of general vaccine information in community languages:

Vaccine information in community languages – Kirklees Welcomes

Migration Yorkshire have also provided some useful links in different languages:

Videos in British Sign Language

Public Health England have produced videos in British Sign Language:

COVID-19 vaccination: British Sign Language resources


How does the Pfizer vaccine work?

You can find out how the Pfizer vaccine works by watching this YouTube video, which is available in these languages: EnglishArabicFarsiFrenchGujaratiPashto, Urdu


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;

Coronavirus Yellow Card reporting site

More information about side effects can be found on the NHS website:

NHS website


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