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Covid, Health

Guidance following your first vaccination dose

The guidance supports people with their post-Covid-19 vaccination behaviour to help keep individuals and communities safe and healthy

11 March 2021

Produced by the BPS Covid-19 Behavioural Science and Disease Prevention Taskforce, the document will be distributed to public health teams, vaccination centres and GP surgeries to advise people on the steps to follow after they have received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.

It encourages people to take the second dose of the vaccine when offered, and to continue to follow disease prevention behaviours including maintaining physical distance from those outside of their household or bubble, wearing face coverings in public spaces and continuing hand hygiene. It emphasises the importance of every person doing their bit to keep themselves, their loved ones and their communities safe as we take gradual steps along the re-opening roadmap.

Download the guideline