COVID-19 vaccine information for stroke survivors

  • People who have had a stroke are more vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • People who have had a stroke will be some of the first to be offered the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Check if you can book to get your vaccine.

Should I get vaccinated?

  • The vaccine is important to stop you getting ill from COVID-19
  • The vaccine is important to slow the spread of COVID-19
  • The vaccine is safe for people who have had a stroke
  • If you have had COVID-19 you still need to get vaccinated
  • Talk to your GP about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Does the COVID-19 vaccine have side effects?

  • The COVID-19 vaccine can cause side effects
  • The vaccine cannot give you COVID-19
  • Ask your GP about the possible side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine.

How do I get the COVID-19 vaccine?

  • The vaccine is free
  • Talk to your GP about getting the COVID-19 vaccine
  • Check online if you can book your vaccine
  • You will need 2 doses of the vaccine
  • After the first dose an appointment will be made for the second dose
  • Talk to your GP about the timing of the flu vaccine.

Even with a vaccine it is still important to:

  • Practice good hand hygiene
  • Maintain physical distance
  • Stay home if you are sick and get tested
  • Wear a mask when needed

Where can I get more information?

This is general information

Talk to your GP about the COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 vaccine information for stroke survivors

  • People who have had a stroke are more vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • People who have had a stroke will be some of the first to be offered the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Check if you can book to get your vaccine.

Should I get vaccinated?

  • The vaccine is important to stop you getting ill from COVID-19
  • The vaccine is important to slow the spread of COVID-19
  • The vaccine is safe for people who have had a stroke
  • If you have had COVID-19 you still need to get vaccinated
  • Talk to your GP about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Does the COVID-19 vaccine have side effects?

  • The COVID-19 vaccine can cause side effects
  • The vaccine cannot give you COVID-19
  • Ask your GP about the possible side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine.

How do I get the COVID-19 vaccine?

  • The vaccine is free
  • Talk to your GP about getting the COVID-19 vaccine
  • Check online if you can book your vaccine
  • You will need 2 doses of the vaccine
  • After the first dose an appointment will be made for the second dose
  • Talk to your GP about the timing of the flu vaccine.

Even with a vaccine it is still important to:

  • Practice good hand hygiene
  • Maintain physical distance
  • Stay home if you are sick and get tested
  • Wear a mask when needed

Where can I get more information?

This is general information

Talk to your GP about the COVID-19 vaccine