A series of pop-up COVID-19 vaccination clinics will be taking place across Haringey over the upcoming weeks as part of ongoing efforts to increase take-up of the vaccine.
The following clinics are confirmed to take place:
- Sunday 21 March, 10am – 1pm: Masjid Ayesha, Clyde Road, N15 4JZ
- Thursday 25th March, 1am – 4pm: St Michael’s church hall, Bounds Green Road, N22
- Monday 29 March, 10am- 1pm: Turkish Cypriot Community Association, 628- 630 Green Lanes N8 0SD
Thursday 1st April, 1pm- 4pm: Community Cook Up at Eric Allin Community Centre, Kenneth Robbins House, Northumberland Park,
The clinics, set up by the local NHS in partnership with community organisations, is open to people aged 50 and over and those with an underlying health condition such as diabetes, who have not had their first vaccine.
It is a walk-in service, so people can drop in on the day without pre-booking. You will need to bring a form of identification so that you can be logged on the system and be invited for your second vaccination at a later date.
Everyone is entitled to primary care regardless of their immigration status in the country. Residents over 50 years of age who are not registered with a GP or have previously declined the vaccine are also welcome to attend the clinics. You can download here a flyer with more information.
You will need to wear a mask and adhere to social distancing rules. Please do not attend if you are feeling unwell.
Getting vaccinated against COVID-19 will help to protect you and your loved ones from the virus. For more information about the COVID-19 vaccine please visit: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/coronavirus-vaccine/
Guides on rights to healthcare for people who are migrants, put together by Doctors of the World and translated into various languages:
Arabic, Tigrinya, Somali, Chinese, Persian, Dari and Amharic
Please share to those who may benefit from this information.
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Everyone has the right to register and receive treatment from a GP practice.
For more info, please visit: https://www.healthylondon.org/
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We would like to convey our sincere thanks and appreciation to Boogie & Bass, who raised £1,345 for LUOS this year.
Thank you for your generosity of spirit and to everyone who donated.
We will use this fund to support the Digital Buddy & Soul project: giving free devices to local residents and families.
Anyone living in the enhanced testing area can now drop off their completed swabs at our collection point:
Living Under One Sun,
Bowling Green and Pavilion,
Down Lane Park,
Park View Road,
Opening times: 10am to 5pm, seven days a week, until Wednesday 17 February.
PLEASE VISIT HARINGEY COUNCIL WEBSITE TO CHECK IF YOUR ADDRESS IS IN THE ENHANCED TESTING AREA
Click on the following link for more information: https://www.haringey.gov.uk/…/covid-variants-haringey…
This is an important health message – please do not ignore
Public Health England has discovered that one household in the Tottenham Hale area has the South African variant of the Covid-19 virus.
This variant is more easily passed from person to person.
To see if it has spread in the community and to help contain the virus, all local people aged 16 and over are being asked to get tested.
We will soon be going door to door offering home testing kits which we will collect.
A Mobile Testing Unit for people who do not have symptoms will also be in the local area.
You can find more details of what we are doing by going to haringey.gov.uk/covidvariants.
Help protect your friends, family and loved ones, and your community by getting tested.
Our team will be going door to door offering free test kits during the next week.
The team will:
• be wearing ‘Haringey’ printed high visibility vests
• be wearing the appropriate PPE
• maintain a safe distance
• help you as much as possible in explaining your test and registering it
• have ID stating they are working on behalf of Haringey
They will not:
• Ask you for any personal details
• They will not ask you to pay for anything
• Require access to your property
If you have concerns about anyone knocking on your door claiming they are working on behalf of Haringey Council you can call Connected Communities on 020 8489 4431 for confirmation.
£500 self-isolation support payment available
If you do test positive and have to self-isolate Haringey is Here to Help. You may be able to claim up to £500 if you are unable to go to work because you are self-isolating.
You can find details online at: NHS Test and Trace Self-Isolation Support Payment | Haringey Council
Or call our Connected Communities team on: 020 8489 4431 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm). We have a range of ways for you to get help and support. For more information visit haringey.gov.uk
Keep updated and stay safe with the latest advice from Haringey Council:
Haringey coronavirus (COVID-19) updates | Haringey Council