If English isn’t your first language these resources might be helpful for explaining more about the covid vaccine. We have added all the information currently available in these languages from NHS England. There is also information in British Sign Language (BSL), Easy Read formats and also resources for people with a learning disability and autistic people which might be helpful.

Use the drop down boxes on this page to view further information.

There are links to resources below for the languages of Romanian, Polish, Chinese, Nepali, Bengali, Hindi, Arabic, Turkish, Farsi and Kurdish.

Multicultural Cumbria

Multicultural Cumbria.png We work closely with our colleagues at https://multiculturalcumbria.org.uk and you may be able to find links to other resources there.

Infographic Resource

A group of doctors has created infographics in a range of languages about covid that can be accessed here https://covid19graphics.info/ you may find some of the information helpful.

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Don’t delay getting your Covid vaccination - it’s completely free and there are no ID checks or immigration checks. Visit here for more information and to find your nearest drop-in centre.


Nie zwlekaj z otrzymaniem szczepionki przeciw Covid – jest całkowicie bezpłatne i nie ma kontroli tożsamości ani kontroli imigracyjnych.

Odwiedź stronę northcumbriaccg.nhs.uk/covidvaccine, aby uzyskać więcej informacji i znaleźć najbliższe centrum drop-in.

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Nu întârziați să vă vaccinați împotriva Covid - este complet gratuit și nu există verificări de identitate sau verificări de imigrare.

Vizitați northcumbriaccg.nhs.uk/covidvaccine pentru mai multe informații și pentru a găsi cel mai apropiat centru de primire.



لا تتأخر في الحصول على لقاح Covid - فهو مجاني تمامًا ولا توجد فحوصات هوية أو فحوصات الهجرة.

قم بزيارة northcumbriaccg.nhs.uk/covidvaccine للحصول على مزيد من المعلومات والعثور على أقرب مركز استقبال.



Covid aşınızı yaptırmayı geciktirmeyin - tamamen ücretsizdir ve kimlik kontrolü veya göçmenlik kontrolü yoktur.

Daha fazla bilgi ve size en yakın yardım merkezini bulmak için Northcumbriaccg.nhs.uk/covidvaccine adresini ziyaret edin.



Covid 疫苗 - 它是完全免费的,无需身份检查或移民检查。

访问northcumbriaccg.nhs.uk/covidvaccine 了解更多信息并找到离您最近的服务中心。



আপনার কোভিড টিকা পেতে দেরি করবেন না - এটি সম্পূর্ণ বিনামূল্যে এবং কোনও আইডি চেক বা ইমিগ্রেশন চেক নেই।

আরও তথ্যের জন্য এবং আপনার নিকটতম ড্রপ-ইন সেন্টার খুঁজে পেতে northcumbriaccg.nhs.uk/covidvaccine- যান।

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Не отлагайте да си направите ваксина срещу Covid – тя е напълно безплатна и няма проверки за самоличност или имиграционни проверки.

Посетете northcumbriaccg.nhs.uk/covidvaccine за повече информация и за намиране на най-близкия до вас център.

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Não atrase a vacinação Covid - é totalmente gratuito e não há cheques de identidade ou de imigração.

Visite northcumbriaccg.nhs.uk/covidvaccine para obter mais informações e para encontrar o centro de atendimento mais próximo.

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No se demore en vacunarse contra Covid: es completamente gratis y no hay controles de identidad ni de inmigración.

Visite northcumbriaccg.nhs.uk/covidvaccine para obtener más información y para encontrar el centro de acogida más cercano.


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Booster leaflet for those over 50, at risk and health and social care staff

Select relevant link below: 

EnglishAlbanianArabicBengaliBrazilian PortugueseBulgarianChineseEstonianFarsiGreek



TagalogTurkishTwiUkrainianUrdu and Yiddish.

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New to the UK vaccination leaflet for migrants: 
This information is for anyone who has moved to the UK and advises them on the need to register with a GP to get up to date with their routine vaccinations. It explains the vaccines that at risk people with health conditions, pregnant women, infants, children and older adults need and the diseases this will help protect them from. It also signposts to the health services and where to get assistance and how to use the services. 

Further translated versions are available to download or print locally in the following languages:

Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional) Farsi, Kurdish, Panjabi, Pashto, Portuguese, Romanian, Romany, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tigrinya, Turkish, and Urdu.

You do not need to be registered with a GP or show any immigration documentation to receive your covid vaccine.

You can go to a walk-in more information here:

Walk-ins are dependent on vaccine availability.

We also have the COVID-19 programme resources for adults, pregnant women, children aged 12 to 17 and boosters to download:

Translations of easy-read COVID-19 vaccination leaflets
Public Health England (PHE) has published translated versions of easy-read leaflets on the COVID-19 vaccinations.
The leaflets, which include information on what to expect after your vaccine and information for women who are pregnant or are breastfeeding their baby, are now available in 21 languages including English, Arabic, Urdu and Polish. 


Vaccination: British Sign Language resources

A guide for older adults:

What to expect after your vaccine:

The government has published British Sign Language (BSL) videos related to the vaccination programme and blood clotting.

The leaflets on which these videos are based are also available to download and paper copies are also available to order.





This is a short film which describes what is a vaccine is, how vaccines are made, why you should get a vaccine, whether a vaccine make you ill and how to decide whether to have a vaccine.

This is a short film which talks about coronavirus and the coronavirus vaccine. It describes what a vaccine is and how you might feel when you have the vaccine and how important it is to have the vaccine.
Produced by Skills for People and Learning Disability England​​​.​

Reasonable adjustment resources

Training resources and materials are available here for COVID 19 vaccinators and volunteers - providing top tips on communicating with people with a learning disability and autistic people and reasonable adjustments that should be considered.

This short film 'What digital flagging means for patients' is about how sharing information can help staff in health services know the right way to work with people with a learning disability and/or autism.

Learning Disability Register - why is it important?

This film was created by Skills for People about people why people with a learning disability should get on their doctors learning disability register, as it is really important.

The COVID-19 vaccination programme for young people: guidance for parents is available to order or download in the following languages:

Covid: Vaccine scams information in South Asian language

As coronavirus vaccines were being rolled out across the UK, fraudsters have used this as an opportunity to scam people. The NHS is warning everyone to be vigilant about fake vaccination invitations.

BBC Asian Network is helping people in the South Asian community to spot potential scams, with advice videos in five South Asian languages: UrduPunjabiSylhetiTamil and Gujarati. All are available here.

Covid: Further information in South Asian languages

Further BBC video content in five South Asian languages includes: 

•    Travelling Rules 
•    Vaccine Scams
•    Test and trace
•    Vaccine explainer
•    Vaccine Q&A
•    Vaccine myths busting

Gujarati - Sister Aasiya Sheikh



Kannada - Dr Sharada Gudur



Telugu - Dr Saifuddin Shaik



Malayalam - Dr Saleel Abdul Samad



Malayalam - Dr Pappachan Joseph



Arabic - Dr Mostafa Negmeldin



Punjabi - Dr Munish Batra



Urdu - Dr Mohammed Munavvar



Tamil - Dr Chera Arunachalam



Polish - Dr Joanna Czechowska


National public health advice

Public Health England (PHE) has advice on: Hands. Face. Space. guidance, symptoms, NHS Test and Trace, and the NHS Covid-19 smartphone app

  • Translations include: Arabic, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Polish, Punjabi India, Punjabi Pakistan, Simplified Chinese, Slovakian, Somali and Urdu.
  • Alternative formats include: Easy Read, large print, BSL and audio files.

Doctors of the World has Covid-19 information translated into 61 different languages, including how migrants can access NHS Health Services.

The Covid-19 Infographics website has easy to understand graphics in a variety of languages to help summarise key points about Covid-19.


The main symptoms of Covid-19 are a high temperature, a new, continuous cough and a change to your sense of smell or taste.

NHS Covid-19 smartphone app

The NHS Covid-19 smartphone app helps control the spread of Covid-19.

NHS Test and Trace

Test and Trace is very important to stop Covid-19 spreading. 

  • Public Health England has advice about testing, self-isolating, and being contacted by NHS Test and Trace available in many languages and alternative formats

Information about covid safety in schools is available from Public Health England.

Mental health advice

Information about mental health advice has been translated by the Royal College of Psychiatrists. It is available in: Arabic , Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Pashto, Farsi, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tamil, Turkish, Urdu and Welsh.

For local mental health support, the Community Roots website can be displayed in 80 languages.

Flu vaccination

GOV.UK has translated versions and alternative formats of leaflets and posters explaining why it's important to have the flu vaccination.