Support for specific groups and communities

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:

Muslim communities

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.

View the video encouraging people from Gypsy, Roma, Traveller and Showmen communities to have the COVID-19 vaccine (external website).

Last updated: 11 September 2023