Covid-19 Vaccine Reporting – Information and Resources

Covid-19 Vaccine Reporting – Information and Resources

April 14, 2021

There are a number of useful resources for health professionals relating to reporting Covid-19 vaccine side-effects using the Yellow Card Reporting Scheme. Find full details below:

Vaccine reporting

Please continue reporting suspected adverse reactions to the COVID-19 vaccines via the Coronavirus Yellow Card reporting site or via the YC app. Reports can be made by patients or carers and by healthcare professionals, many of our December vaccine reports came from health professionals as the patient/recipient.

Information on vaccine reports

The MHRA are continually assessing reports and are now publishing weekly reports which you can access here.  The summary includes links to all the COVID-19 Vaccine Analysis Profiles:

 MHRA resources to support/encourage reporting of vaccine side effects -the ‘Every Report Counts’ campaign

The MHRA has launched a public health campaign to inform those receiving Covid-19 vaccines about how to report a suspected side effect to the MHRA Yellow Card scheme using the Coronavirus Yellow Card reporting website. Below are links to the resources you can use locally to encourage reporting:

 Campaign Resources

 PDF formats for in-house colour printing

  • Poster for in-house printing and onsite display in communal areas with high foot traffic.

 Digital files for email and digital activity

Digital screens – can be used as background or screensavers on staff computers or for waiting area TV screens.

 Social Media – graphic and animation assets and posts wording for use across social media.

File type – Zip file   includes:

  • 4 x Graphic assets 16 x 9 – PNG
  • Video animation 16 x 9 – MP4 (12 seconds)
  • Suggested social media posts – MS Word document

 Email signature – Signature banner or text hyperlinked to the reporting site –

Text version (if you can’t use the banner, please use the following text hyperlinks)

Report side effects of Covid-19 vaccine to the MHRA Yellow Card scheme. Every report counts.

 Yellow Card Champions meeting – date

The next Yellow Card Champions meeting will be held via Teams on Thursday 27th May at 10.00 – 11.30. Teams invite to be sent to all Champions closer to the day with the agenda.

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