COVID Accessible Information Hub

Breakthrough is working with our partners to ensure that official Covid announcements reach all disabled people.

It is now more important than ever that up to date and official information is presented in accessible ways.

Find information via links in BSL video, Braille, accessible pdf and audio transcript, and Easy Read all available to download.

Information here on Deaf friendly Q and A Zoom session with Sign Health charity and Manchester Deaf Centre.

Download poster https://breakthrough-uk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Health-Hour-Poster-22.04.21.png

The link to join this event on 22nd April is

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88472433309?pwd=VUl4YnhZMkIyWVlKWFpSRnhWMmQ1UT09

Meeting ID: 884 7243 3309

Passcode: bslaccess

Send your written questions before the event to:
waite@manchesterdeafcentre.com

or BSL video questions via WhatsApp to:
07766 208253

Send your questions before 12pm on Tuesday 22nd April!

Information on a BSL interpreted vaccination clinic at Manchester Deaf Centre on 29th April is here https://breakthrough-uk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/Pop-Up-Clinic-Poster-29.04.21.png

BSL video version of the pop up vaccine clinic at Manchester Deaf Centre is here https://youtu.be/xTmkW_2iSLc

Information on Step 2 lockdown easing of restrictions from Monday 12th April.

Easy Read pdf Lockdown easing step 2

BSL vimeo video https://vimeo.com/533249136

Braille file

Accessible PDF 

Audio transcript

Get the latest information on getting tested and a vaccine here:

Easy Read testing http://https://breakthrough-uk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/easy-read-tests.jpg

Easy Read getting on the vaccine register https://breakthrough-uk.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/easy-read-vaccine-register.jpg

BSL video on the government’s planned route of lockdown from 8th March. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rMdYemxN1w&feature=youtu.be

Residents in certain parts of Manchester have been asked to get tested for the new variant of Covid 19.

Please download accessible information on this here:

BSL video: https://youtu.be/yJ5Y_mVCUH4

Manchester City Council has issued this advice checklist  for residents on keeping warm and safe this winter through Covid 19 restrictions (see below for checklist downloads).

Please download any resources of your choice to circulate among your networks.

Resources will be uploaded and updated in time with government announcements as closely as possible.

If you would like more information please call us on 0161 234 3950. For text only: 0793 994 3383.

Videos: (click the following links to view)

Documents: (click the following links to download)

Vaccination Guides: (click the following links to view)

Manchester Winter Warm Checklist:  (click the following links to view or download)

What to do after your Covid vaccine (click the following links to view or download)

Which test is best? Answers from Manchester Public Health Chief David Regan (click the following links to view or download)