Roma COVID-19 and winter flu vaccination programme

COVID-19 vaccination information for pregnant women

This video message from the HSE (made in conjunction with the Irish Council of GP’s and Translate Ireland) provides information on the COVID-19 vaccine for women who are pregnant. It also explains how the vaccine can protect the mother and baby from the virus. Available in 

English, Polish, Romanian,

COVID-19 Vaccine translated information

COVID-19 vaccine translated information is available here

COVID-19 Vaccine Information poster for Roma

Available in English, Romanian,Czech, Slovak and Polish

The National Immunisation Office 

The National Immunisation Office have produced the following Flu vaccine information resources;

Flu vaccine animated information video for the Roma Community

Why the flu vaccine is important for pregnant women – Dr Angy Skuce in Romanian 

Vaccinations and pregnancy video in Romanian  - includes information about COVID-19 and Flu vaccines, in addition to other vaccines recommended for pregnant women

Keep up-to-date

COVID-19 Vaccination Information Webinar

Extended slide set  this includes additional questions and answers and tips on communicating with those who are unsure about the COVID-19 Vaccine

Slide set as presented in the webinar

Link to recording of the webinar

Further guidance resources

HSE Midwest Drug and Alcohol Service have developed the following paper regarding learning and evidence base relating to conversations about vaccination uptake in COVID-19 pandemic amongst hesitant individuals (Dr. Colin O’Driscoll, January 2021)
Conversations about vaccination(COVID-19)

Strategy to Increase Awareness of COVID-19 Vaccines in SECH for Intercultural & LGBT+ Health funded projects in South East Community Healthcare. Approved by the National Immunisation Office, Ireland.

Guidance in the form of approach and script to support the awareness raising strategy re COVID-19 vaccines for Intercultural & LGBT+ Health funded projects in SECH. Approved by the National Immunisation Office, Ireland.