Breakthrough is working with our partners to ensure that official Health 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.
19th October – Covid Vaccination Advice
Covid Vaccination Advice in BSL Video:
6th October 2023 – Flu Early Notice
14th April 2023 – Emergency Alarm Test on Sunday 23rd April
Posted 17th February 2023 – Accessible Long Covid Advice Information
We give information and support on Long Covid to disabled people in Manchester and Trafford. Contact our Long Covid Peer Support Co-ordinator for further details.
8th December 2022 – Winter Help Leaflet in Easy Read and Community Languages
6th December – Covid Vaccination Centre in Ardwick on 11th December
28th November – Covid Booster Information
10th November – Warm Homes Leaflet: Advice to turn your Cold Home into a Warm Home
8th November – BSL videos on Covid Helpline and Winter Advice
1st October – New Free Flu Jab poster in Easy Read
24th August – New Covid testing kit instructions in Easy Read
6th August – Accessible Information on how to access your NHS Covid passes:
Braille and large print versions of the NHS Covid Pass letter – via the NHS website or calling 119 (Select ‘NHS COVID Pass service’)
Audio version of the NHS Covid Pass letter – via NHS website or calling 119. Letter and Audio CD will arrive in 7 working days
29th July – Free Moss Side Vaccine Centre Taxi Service:
29th July – Vaccinations available at Moss Side Leisure Centre:
29th July – The Manchester Message – BSL video:
Answers to questions regarding the Covid-19 vaccine:
Information on how to spend your 10 days if you have to self-isolate:
Information on how to test yourself at home for Covid 19:
Information here on Free Covid 19 tests, where to order them and where you can pick them up from:
BSL signed video here
Easy Read pdf here
Audio transcript RP070442_Free home covid test kits_CDDA
Accessible PDF RP070443
Information in Easy Read here on the Vaccine Priority List Easy read Vaccine Priority List
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
Get the latest information on getting tested and a vaccine here:
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)