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).
There are resources from NHS professionals and experts about the COVID-19 vaccine and younger adults.
Some of these resources are:
- a letter from medics in their 20s and 30s to people in their age group from the Scottish Academy of Medical Royal Colleges and Faculties (external website)
- the Young Scotcast episode about Covid Concerns (external website) with Professor Jason Leitch, Capital Scotland and members of the Young Scot Health Panel
- a short video with Paula McMahon, a nurse vaccinator in Glasgow, describing her role in the COVID-19 vaccination programme (external website)
- young scientists answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccine for the British Society for Immunology on YouTube (external website)
Younger adults across the country have described their motivation and experiences of the COVID-19 vaccination. This includes:
- stories (external website) and interviews (external website) young people from NHS Grampian share their views on getting the COVID-19 vaccination on YouTube (external website)
- videos about Ben (external website), Michael (external website), Cesar (external website), Richard (external website) and Heather (external website) from NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
- a blog calling for young people to get vaccinated from Voluntary Health Scotland (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:
- a video message with Dr Punam Krishan to encourage people in minority ethnic communities to get vaccinated on the Scottish Government YouTube channel(external website) and also available in other languages (external website).
- an NHSScotland explainer video about Faith Leaders and the COVID-19 vaccine (external website)
- a video addressing COVID-19 questions and concerns from NHS Dumfries & Galloway and the Dumfries and Galloway Multicultural Association (external website)
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.