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Having the COVID-19 vaccine is your choice and we want to help you make an informed decision, using trusted information based on facts. You can read our frequently asked questions as well as using the resources on this page.

The two approved vaccines; Pfizer BioNTech and Oxford AstraZeneca are safe and have been through rigorous checks, as well as extensive trials involving over 20,000 people.

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BSL video guidance: information for eligible adults on COVID-19 vaccination

This video is available to download.

The COVID-19 vaccination for older adults leaflet is available to download. Paper copies are also available to order.

BSL video guidance: information for people who have had their first COVID-19 vaccination

This video is available to download.

The what to expect after your COVID-19 vaccination leaflet is available to download. Paper copies are also available to order.

BSL: information video for all women of childbearing age, those currently pregnant or breastfeeding on COVID-19 vaccination

This video is available to download.

The COVID-19 vaccination leaflet for women of childbearing age, pregnant or breastfeeding is available to download. Paper copies are also available to order.

Links to more information about coronavirus and the vaccine

  • Call the RNIB Helpline on 0303 123 9999 from anywhere in the UK and get the information and support you need
  • The RNIB also offer a free subscription to a newspaper or broadcast guide via its Newsagent service. For a full list of what publications are available from RNIB Newsagent or to sign up to the service, contact the RNIB Helpline on 0303 123 9999 or by emailing helpline@rnib.org.uk