Help and advice about Covid Testing and Covid Vaccines

Voluntary, community and Faith sector organisations struggling to understand the process around Covid Testing and Vaccinations can sign up to a series of information sessions. Brought to you by Newham Council.

Everything you need to know about COVID-19 Testing

• How to get a COVID-19 test when you have symptoms

• Testing when you do not have symptoms of COVID-19

• Why are we testing people without symptoms?

• Where are the testing sites?

• How to book a test

• What to do when you arrive at a testing site

• Support available to you if you are asked to self-isolate

1.Tuesday 19 January, 18:30-19:30

2. Wednesday 20 January, 10:00-11:00

3. Monday 25 January, 18:00-19:00

4. Friday 29 January, 14:00-15:00

5. Tuesday 2 February, 12:30-13:30

6. Thursday 4 February, 18:30-19:30

The COVID-19 Vaccine

A one-hour session to learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine, covering:

• Background: How vaccines work, how the COVID-19 vaccines work and how they were developed and approved so quickly.

• Safety: How we know that the vaccines are safe, how it interacts with medications, health conditions etc..

• Roll-out and getting the vaccine: How the vaccine is being rolled out and what it’s like to get the vaccine

1. Wednesday 20 January, 15:00-16:00

2. Friday 22 January, 11:00-12:00

3. Thursday 28 January, 14:00-15:00