Migrant Info Hub update #64: 1 July 2022

Translated Resources

  1. Translated: Guidance on living safely with respiratory infections, including Covid-19

The UKHSA’s guidance on actions you can take to help reduce the spread of Covid-19 and other respiratory infections is now available as an Easy Read version (English).

The original guidance is available in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Farsi, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Pashto, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi Gurmukhi, Punjabi Shahmukhi, Russian, Slovak, Somali, Tamil, Ukrainian and Urdu.

  1. Translated: PCR home testing for people eligible for new Covid-19 treatments

The UK Health and Security Agency have updated their guidance on new antibody and antiviral treatments to people with Covid-19 who are at highest risk of becoming seriously ill.

These include easy read guidance in English and guidance in Welsh.

Information Resources

  1. Safe environment? Investigating the use of temporary accommodation to house asylum seekers and refugees during the Covid-19 outbreak

Edinburgh Napier University have released research from a project on the impact of the Covid-19 outbreak on asylum seekers and refugees living in the UK, focusing on individuals placed in temporary accommodations such as hotels, from November 2020 until February 2022.

A full list of publications and resources is available.

  1. Highest-risk patients eligible for Covid-19 treatments: guide for patients

The Department of Health and Social Care have published new guidance on the highest risk patients eligible for new Covid-19 treatments.

  1. Covid-19: advice for UK visa applicants and temporary UK residents

The ‘If you’re in the UK’ section has been amended, updating the exceptional assurance visa or leave expiry date to 30 September 2022.

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