Health & Wellbeing


Somali Speakers Urged to Download NHS Covid-19 App

Somali Speakers Urged to Download NHS Covid-19 App

Somali has been added to the NHS COVID-19 app, as the number of languages available increases to twelve to increase accessibility. The app, which has now been downloaded over 16 million times across England and Wales, forms a central part of the NHS Test and Trace service in the UK.

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NHS Rapid Lateral Flow Testing (Somali)

Anyone can now access free, rapid lateral flow tests (LFDs) for themselves and their families to use twice a week, in line with clinical guidance.

Covid-19 Vaccine Myth Busting

Joined by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, we encourage the Somali community to get a Covid-19 vaccine. We look at some of the myths surrounding the vaccine with Dr Samira Hassan and Imaam Abdulkarim Haji Yusuf.

COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A Session

CSO hosted a COVID-19 Vaccine Q&A Session with an expert panel to give information about the vaccine and answer any questions from the Somali community.

COVID-19 Lateral Flow Test

We've prepared a Somali translation of the current COVID-19 testing information for parents & pupils.