COVID-19 related documents translated

On this page, you will find COVID-19 updates which have been translated into common languages.

Vaccination information related to Norfolk and Waveney supported by INTRAN:

Covid Vaccination Information (10.5.21)        Common Covid Vaccination Concerns            Covid Thank You (28.5.21)                          
English  EnglishEnglish 
Swahili (Kiswahili) Swahili (Kiswahili)Swahili (Kiswahili) 
Slovakian (Slovensky)   Slovakian (Slovensky)Slovakian (Slovensky) 
Romanian  (Română)Romanian (Română)Romanian (Română) 
Lithuanian (Lietuvis) Lithuanian (Lietuvis)Lithuanian (Lietuvis) 
Portuguese (Português) Portuguese (Português)Portuguese (Português)
Latvian (Latvietis) Latvian (Latvietis)Latvian (Latvietis)
Kurdish Sorani (Kurdî) Kurdish Sorani (Kurdî)Kurdish Sorani (Kurdî) 
Farsi Persian (فارسی) Farsi Persian (فارسی)Farsi Persian (فارسی) 
Chinese (普通话 ; 國語) Chinese (普通话 ; 國語)Chinese  (普通话 ; 國語) 
Russian (русский) Russian (русский)Russian (русский) 
 Ukrainian (український)Turkish  (Türkçe)
  Spanish  (Español)
  Polish   (Jezyk Polski)
  Arabic   (Al Arabiya) العربية
  Bulgarian  (български)
  Czech  (čeština / český jazyk)

Dr Davis Nwaka from the James Paget University Hospital explains why it is so important for people from ethnic minority backgrounds to have the vaccine. 

National translated resources

The Government has released translated guidance for:

Public Health England has published a migrant health guide on NHS entitlements available in multiple languages.

There is also translated information avaialble for all women of childbearing age, those currently pregnant or breastfeeding on the COVID-19 vaccination.

Letter and translations to help people without an NHS number access the COVID-19 vaccine and register with a GP

A letter from Dr Nikki Kanani to reassure people without an NHS number, including migrants, about their entitlement to the COVID-19 vaccine and if they wish to, how register at a GP practice has now been translated into 23 languages. Circulated to local housing, homeless and migrant teams, it explains that COVID-19 vaccines are safe and available to every adult living in the UK, free of charge without any immigration checks. The letter also stresses that people do not need to have a GP or an NHS number to get the COVID-19 vaccine and what people need to do in these circumstances.

You can access the letter and the translations online here.

NHS England and NHS Improvement (London) – Vaccine information in community languages

NHS doctors, nurses and other frontline staff in London have come forward to help reassure communities that COVID-19 vaccines are safe, effective and have been independently tested to the highest standards. NHS staff have recorded messages in some of the most commonly spoken languages – apart from English –  to help ensure messages about the importance of getting a COVID-19 vaccine reach all communities.

Doctors of the World translations of NHS guidance

Doctors of the World, in collaboration with other civil society partners, are translating official government guidance on COVID-19 into over 60 languages:  

Vaccine Disinformation Videos

Vaccination information for Muslim communities 

Information about the vaccination programme is available on the Muslim Council of Britain website, and from the British Islamic Medical Association.  Both sites examine frequently asked questions and look at the truth behind each statement.

COVID-19 resources for the Polish community

A series of videos have been produced for members of the Polish community living in the North West of England to promote the COVID-19 vaccine. They feature people who live and work in Poland talking about their experiences of the pandemic and their own reasons for having the vaccine.

Translated resources for the Polish community