We have provided links to resources that can be used when supporting individuals.
Scottish Government has produced materials for the public about the COVID-19 vaccine (external website).
Minority ethnic communities
Social media images are available in other languages to support COVID-19 vaccine confidence in minority ethnic communities in Scotland. View the social media images in other languages.
BEMIS is a national Ethnic Minorities led umbrella body. They host the Ethnic Minority Resilience Network (external website) and have a range of COVID-19 vaccine translated information (external website).
There are a range of videos about the COVID-19 vaccine to support minority ethnic communities:
- a video message with Dr Punam Krishan to encourage people in minority ethnic communities to get vaccinated on the Scottish Government YouTube channel(external website)
- an NHSScotland explainer video about Faith Leaders and the COVID-19 vaccine (external website)
- a video addressing COVID-19 questions and concerns from NHS Dumfries & Galloway and the Dumfries and Galloway Multicultural Association (external website)
The British Islamic Medical Association recommends the Pfizer/BioNTech, Oxford/AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccines for Muslim communities.
Further information is available on the British Islamic Medical Association COVID-19 vaccine hub (external website).
Gypsy, Roma, Traveller and Showmen communities
The Gypsy, Roma, Traveller, Showmen and the Inclusion Health team at First Community Health and Care, in partnership with Surrey Heartlands Clinical Commissioning Group, have produced a short film to encourage vaccine uptake in this community.