Hello, I am Mike.
I am going to have a Covid-19 jab (vaccine) at Brighton Racecourse.
We phoned, to book my jab (vaccination) at the Racecourse.
Phone: 0300 303 8060
We told them that I have a learning disability and need
We also told them what has helped me to have jabs in the past.
This is me getting ready at home.
I am making sure I have my:
To make it easy to have the jab (vaccination)
I am wearing a t-shirt and hoody.
I am going in the car with my brother today.
If you need help to get to the Racecourse you can book free transport:
Phone 01444 275008
Open: Monday to Friday
10:00 to 1:00 and 2:00 to 5:00
When I got to the Racecourse
staff in yellow tops showed me
where to go.
When I got to the front door,
I showed the staff my
Speak Out thumbs up card and
I told them I have a learning disability.
When I got inside, the staff took my temperature.
To check I haven’t got Covid-19, the staff asked me:
This is me at the reception desk.
The staff asked me these questions:
They gave me a form to give to the person doing the vaccination and easy read information.
The staff in yellow tops took me to the person doing the jab (vaccination).
The person doing the jab (vaccination) asked me these questions:
My brother helped me answer the questions.
This is me having my jab (vaccination).
Relax, try not to worry about it,
it’s not as bad as you think.
After I had the jab (vaccine),
the nurse put cottonwool on my arm.
I had to rest for 15 minutes after the jab (vaccination).
I was pleased I brought my comic book,
so I had something to do.
This is me after the jab (vaccination).
I felt happy that I got my jab (vaccination) done.
It’s nothing to worry about because
it helps to keep you safe.
If you have questions about the
Covid-19 jab (vaccine) you can phone:
Phone: 0800 433 4545
Open 9am to 4pm,
Monday to Friday.
A very big thank you to Mike for sharing his story.
This story was made for the
Racecourse Vaccination Centre by:
Mike and Jane Viner
Learning Disability Health Facilitator