EQuIP is working with Warwickshire County Council, Nuneaton & Bedworth Council and Public Health to offer advice and support to local communities and residents in Nuneaton concerning the latest Covid-19 variant.
Warwickshire County Council, EQuIP and Warwickshire Police would like to wish the Muslim community of Warwickshire a Ramadan Mubarak.
An open letter has been produced to all organised congregational worship during Ramadan.
Information has been produced for eligible older adults on the COVID-19 vaccination.
The leaflets explain about the COVID-19 vaccination, who is eligible and who needs to have the vaccine to protect them from coronavirus.
COVID-19 vaccination: why you are being asked to wait
The Government has produced information about why you have to wait for your Covid 19 vaccine, in English and various languages such as Arabic, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Turkish, Polish, Punjabi and Romanian.
The full list can be found below:
Tips for Hospital Admission from the MCB Muslim Council for Britain. Sadly Covid-19 hospital admissions are continuing to rise. If this happens for a family member, then the tips from our friends at the MCB are really worth following. Please Stay Safe and take extra care.
Try this interactive quiz to measure how Covid safe you are. Germ Defence produce the information in various languages with an overview of how to reduce transmission risk and the impact of COVID-19 if you get it.
NHS Covid-19 Test and Trace App in different languages
The new NHS Covid-19 App was launched on 24 September. It uses your Smartphone to help trace where cases of Covid-19 have been found, whether your postcode is in a low or higher risk area and how to get tested. Handy guides in different languages are also available
Community videos explaining how the new Test and Trace will operate in Warwickshire to keep everyone safe from any local Covid-19 outbreaks have been collected by EQuIP. These are by Jasbir Singh Sekhon and Sheila Parmar in Punjabi and Naina Kazmi, Zeb Shaheen and Qaiser Mehmood explain in Urdu.
Community videos explaining how the new Test and Trace will operate in Warwickshire to keep everyone safe from any local Covid-19 outbreaks have been collected by EQuIP. The first is from Sheela Hammond and the New Bilton Community Association, followed by Mahmoud Wehbeh in Arabic, Kailash Mistry in Gujarati, Om Gurung in Nepali and Anna Banas-Pas in Polish.
During the Covid 19 pandemic, funerals have been particularly affected by the restrictions. Even though we are now in a period of Stay Alert and some restrictions are being gradually lifted, the need for social gatherings and funerals to be specifically restricted continue.
We know this is a particularly scary time for families and people with autism. Our colleagues at the National Autistic Society have a number of tips and advice on their website here: https://www.autism.org.uk/services/helplines/coronavirus/resources/tips.aspx
During the last few weeks EQuIP and the Equality Network have identified a number of issues relating to informal carers who are caring for older and more vulnerable people.
In response we have developed a number of useful tools to help and support carers through this difficult time.
If you or anyone you know is experiencing any equality issues due to the current situation, please contact EQuIP on 07377 431997, email firstname.lastname@example.org or report through http://www.equipequality.org.uk/take-action for support.
Doctors of the World are really pleased to be able to share with you the Coronavirus (Covid 19) advice for patients in 43 languages, which were produced in partnership with the British Red Cross, Migrant Help and Clear Voice: English, Albanian, Dari, French, Pashto, Portuguese, Bengali, Vietnamese...
Here at EQuIP we are looking at ways to think about how we will live our lives differently over the next few weeks. It is normal to feel anxious and to be unsure of what to do. Taking care of our mental health is very important.