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  • Concern Over Vaccine Passports Phone App

    Concern Over Vaccine Passports Phone App

    Disability Sheffield has sent a letter to the Cabinet Office’s Disability Unit expressing concern that disabled people may find themselves unable to use services and get into events if Vaccine Passports become regarded as essential in the UK.

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  • Consultation on Compulsory Vaccination of Care Home Staff

    Consultation on Compulsory Vaccination of Care Home Staff

    The government is seeking views on a proposal to make COVID-19 vaccination a condition of deployment in older adult care homes.This would mean older adult care home providers could only use those staff who have received the COVID-19 vaccination (or those with a legitimate medical exemption) in line with government guidance.The deadline for responding to the consultation is Friday 21 May 2021.

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  • Muslims Encouraged to have Vaccine during Ramadan

    Muslims Encouraged to have Vaccine during Ramadan

    Sheffield NHS CCG has launched a campaign ahead of Ramadan to raise awareness that having the Covid vaccine does not break your fast.Local Muslim faith leaders, working in partnership with the CCG and Sheffield City Council, are spreading the message that getting vaccinated while fasting is allowed in Islam.

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  • Easy Read: Getting Your Covid Vaccine at Sheffield Arena

    Easy Read: Getting Your Covid Vaccine at Sheffield Arena

    People in Sheffield who are eligible for the Covid vaccine will receive an invitation from either their GP or the mass vaccination centre at Sheffield Arena. We have made an Easy Read guide to what will happen if you have your vaccine at Sheffield Arena.

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  • Access at Sheffield Mass Vaccination Site

    Access at Sheffield Mass Vaccination Site

    If you are invited for vaccination you will now have the option to use the mass vaccination site at Sheffield Arena. You must have an appointment to attend. Read the full article to find out more about the various aspects of accessibility considered at this vaccination site.

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  • Be Alert to Covid-19 Vaccine Fraud

    Be Alert to Covid-19 Vaccine Fraud

    Criminals are using the COVID-19 vaccine as a way to target the public by tricking them to hand over cash or financial details. They are sending convincing looking text messages letting people know they are eligible for the vaccine or phoning people directly pretending to be from the NHS, or local pharmacy. Be alert to and find out how to report any scams.

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  • Have You and Your PA Had Your Flu Vaccine?

    Have You and Your PA  Had Your Flu Vaccine?

    This year, with Coronavirus putting us all at risk, it is essential to get as much prevention as possible against flu.Changes have been made to make sure it’s safe to have the flu vaccine at GP surgeries and pharmacies. It’s important to go to your appointments unless you or someone you live with has symptoms of coronavirus. For the first time, this year, PAs will be able to access the vaccine free of charge from GPs and community pharmacies( using a letter of entitlement if required ) .

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  • Flu Jabs Campaign For People With Learning Disabilities

    Flu Jabs Campaign For People With Learning Disabilities

    Many people with learning disabilities are missing out because they are unaware that they are entitled to a free flu jab.A campaign has been launched with Easy Read resources to let people with learning disabilities know how simple it is to get their free vaccine as part of the NHS ‘Help Us Help You’ winter campaign.

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  • Have you had your flu vaccine?

    Flu is an unpredictable virus that can cause mild illness in most people. However, it can cause severe illness and even death among vulnerable groups of people, including disabled people and people with a long term health condition. As we approach Winter, the NHS have published helpful details on “who should have a flu vaccine” and who is eligible for the free vaccination, including carers.

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