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COVID-19 vaccination: what to expect after vaccination

Information for people who have had their first COVID-19 vaccination.


What to expect after your COVID-19 vaccination leaflet (English print version)

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This leaflet is intended for healthcare practitioners to give to individuals who are being immunised.

Copies of the English, Braille and large print leaflets are available to order.

An easy-read version of this leaflet is available for people with a learning disability and their carers.

This leaflet is available in the following languages to download:

Albanian, Amharic, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese, Estonian, Greek, Gujarati, Hindi, Kurdish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Panjabi, Polish, Portuguese Brazilian, Russian, Twi, Ukrainian and Urdu.

British Sign Language videos are available to view.

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Published 7 December 2020
Last updated 5 May 2021 + show all updates
  1. Added links to revised braille, large print and translate leaflets.

  2. Added revised English leaflet (v4).

  3. Added updated English leaflet.

  4. Added Ukrainian and French leaflets, and a link to the easy-read leaflet.

  5. Added Kurdish and Urdu leaflets.

  6. Added Chinese, Farsi, Nepali and Somali leaflets.

  7. Added Arabic, Bengali, Gujarati and Punjabi leaflets.

  8. Added Hindi leaflet.

  9. Added Albanian and Tagalog leaflets.

  10. Added Spanish and Romanian leaflets and product code for the braille leaflet.

  11. Added Polish version and revised large print English leaflet.

  12. Added Turkish version.

  13. Updated standard leaflet, revised content in the HTML document, and added a link to the BSL video.

  14. Added a large print version of the leaflet and its product code.

  15. First published.