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COVID-19 vaccination

Find out about COVID-19 vaccinations in Southwark, if you're eligible, commonly asked questions about vaccines, information in easy read, and BSL videos.  

The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is safe and effective. The first dose of the vaccine should give you good protection from COVID-19 from 3 or 4 weeks after you've had it. But you need both doses of the vaccine to give you longer lasting protection. Keep yourself safe and protect the NHS by getting the jab when it’s your turn.

Who is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination

You can find out from the NHS website if you're eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination, and what to do if you're not currently eligible.

How to get a vaccine if you are eligible

You can get a vaccination by:

How the vaccination programme works in Southwark

The NHS South East London Clinical Commissioning Group (SEL CCG) are coordinating the vaccination programme in Southwark. People in Southwark are being vaccinated in line with current priority groups.

How the vaccine works and its safety

The NHS SEL CCG has answered common questions about the COVID-19 vaccine including:

You can also hear from South Londoners about why they got the vaccine.

Vaccination information in different languages

You can watch videos and read information on the COVID-19 vaccines in different languages. Get easy read COVID-19 information from the government in different languages.

Easy read information on COVID-19

The government’s website has easy read vaccine web pages and leaflets that you can print out.

British Sign Language (BSL) videos about vaccines

The government website has various videos on COVID-19 vaccine in BSL.

Online event for residents about the COVID-19 vaccine

We hosted a COVID-19 vaccine event in March 2021 to listen to any concerns you had, and answer your questions. Panellists included the Chief Executive and General Secretary, Royal College of Nursing, the Regional Director for London, Public Health England, and the Bishop of Woolwich who is a former medical doctor.

Watch the COVID-19 vaccine event recording on YouTube.

Useful links

Page last updated: 18 June 2021

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