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COVID-19 vaccinations: What you need to know events

Future live events

There are currently no planned events.

Previous live events

For residents

On Tuesday 2 February 2021, our partners Healthwatch Richmond hosted a live webinar for local residents with a panel of experts answering your questions on everything you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Watch the video of the event - COVID-19 vaccinations in Richmond: Live webinar Healthwatch Richmond

For the voluntary sector and local community groups

On Thursday 11 February 2021, our partners RCVS hosted a live webinar for local community groups and voluntary sector organisations, with a panel of experts answering all their questions on the COVID-19 vaccine.

Watch the video of the event - Understanding the COVID-19 vaccine in Richmond upon Thames

Impact of the vaccine on BAME communities

On Tuesday 23 March, together with our partners from Multicultural Richmond and the NHS, we hosted a live webinar for concerned people from the borough’s black, Asian and minority ethnic communities, helping to provide reassurance on the coronavirus vaccine.

Watch the video of the event - The impact of the vaccine on BAME communities.  

Debunking COVID-19 vaccine fertility myths

An open Q&A session was held for all residents in South West London on Thursday 20 May 2021. A panel of experts answered attendees questions, debunked myths and talked to attendees about any concerns they might have about taking the vaccine while pregnant, while trying to conceive or if they are planning to have a child at some point in the future.

View COVID-19 vaccine and fertility FAQs (pdf, 128 KB) 

For parents/carers of school age children

Parents and carers of school-aged children and young people were invited to a virtual Q&A to ask their questions about the impact of COVID-19 on schools this September, along with any questions about the vaccine rollout for 16 to 17 year olds.

Answering questions were leading experts in the borough, including:

  • Dr Patrick Gibson, GP Lead for Richmond upon Thames on the NHS South West London CCG
  • Ian Dodds, Director of Childrens Services at Richmond Council
  • Representative from Public Health at Richmond Council

Watch the video of the event on Thursday 26 August 2021: Q&A Back to school and COVID vaccine for young people

Watch the video of the event on Wednesday 1 September 2021: Q&A Back to school and COVID vaccine for young people - Session 2

Updated: 02 September 2021