A comprehensive list of FAQs and information is available on the dedicated Birmingham and Solihull COVID-19 Vaccination website including what are the vaccine ingredients. To reassure you, both approved COVID-19 vaccines do not contain any animal products.
There are a number of question and answer virtual events planned in Birmingham, details are as follows:
Monday 1 February 2.00 – 3.00pm – The West Midlands Combined Authority is hosting a roundtable for our local faith leaders, community groups and anyone with a question about the vaccine, offering insight and support around Covid-19 vaccination communication. Mayor Andy Street will be joined by a panel of experts, including representatives from the NHS and Public Health England, who will share the latest update on the vaccination roll-out in the West Midlands and share the facts about the vaccine. There will also be an opportunity for attendees to ask questions in a live Q&A.
The roundtable is free to attend, and everyone is welcome, just register to join here. Please note that this event will be recorded and there will be media present.
Throughout February 2021 there will be five online Q&A sessions
This sessions will allow the public to ask any questions they may have about the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination. It’s recommended that you attend the session that is relevant to where you live or work, as some of the information in the webinar will be localised:
- 4th February at 6pm-7.30pm. North Birmingham Register here
- 9th February at 6pm-7.30pm. South Birmingham Register here
- 11th February at 6pm-7.30pm. East Birmingham Register here
- 24th February at 6pm-7.30pm. West Birmingham. Register here
- 25th February at 6pm-7.30pm. Central Birmingham. register here
Thursday 11th February 5 – 7pm
The NHS Race & Health Observatory will be hosting a Covid-19 & vaccine seminar specifically aimed towards people from Black Asian and Minority Ethnic groups. However, please note the invitation is open to anyone who is interested in attending. https://buff.ly/3o9lvO0
Thursday 18th February at 6pm
First Class Legacy & Dr Justin Varney are hosting a Q&A session for the BAME community. The main topic of focus will be the Covid vaccination, and over the hour-long session you will be given the opportunity to ask any questions you may have. Register in advance for this meeting here.