COVID-19 guidance and advice: translated videos

Community-led resources

The following videos have been created through a COVID Innovation grant fund awarded to local community-led organisations to engage with Southampton’s diverse communities.

Translated videos

We have listened to the local community's concerns and have co-created these videos with trusted local health and care professionals and local voices in partnership with Solent NHS Trust. Spoken in multiple languages to provide accurate and informed information, the below themes will link you to the playlist of languages available on our SCC YouTube channel for you to watch. We encourage you to share this content with your local communities.

Vaccine playlist  

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  • Arabic - Aiman Alzatani, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, University Hospital Southampton, talking about the myths behind the vaccine and the importance of getting a vaccine in Arabic
  • Bengali - Konica Miah, GP Registrar Doctor, talking about the myths behind the vaccine and the importance of getting a vaccine in Bengali
  • Bulgarian - Elina Kalendzhieva, Care worker and Psychology student, talking about the myths behind the vaccine and the importance of getting a vaccine in Bulgarian
  • Cantonese - Andy Laid, Vice Chairman of the Chinese Association of Southampton, talking about the myths behind the vaccine and the importance of getting a vaccine in Cantonese
  • Hindi - Bholi Ohri, Ward Hostess, Solent NHS Trust, Royal South Hants Hospital, talking about the myths behind the vaccine and the importance of getting a vaccine in Hindi
  • Polish - Karolina Arlukowicz, Local pharmacist, talking about the myths behind the vaccine and the importance of getting a vaccine in Polish
  • Portuguese - Martha Alalmedia, Politics and International studies, talking about the myths behind the vaccine and the importance of getting a vaccine in Portuguese
  • Punjabi - Ahmed Hussain, General Secretary, Pakistan Welfare Association, talking about the myths behind the vaccine and the importance of getting a vaccine in Punjabi
  • Romanian - Sabina Stanescu Senior, Public Health Practitioner, talking about the myths behind the vaccine and the importance of getting a vaccine in Romanian
  • Urdu - Ahmed Hussain, General Secretary, Pakistan Welfare Association, talking about the myths behind the vaccine and the importance of getting a vaccine in Urdu

Test and Trace playlist  

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  • Arabic - Aiman Alzatani, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, University Hospital Southampton, talking about the Test and Trace system in Arabic
  • Bengali - Konica Miah, GP Registrar Doctor, talking about the Test and Trace system in Bengali
  • Bulgarian - Elina Kalendzhieva, Care worker and Psychology student, talking about the Test and Trace system in Bulgarian
  • Cantonese - Andy Laid, Vice Chairman of the Chinese Association of Southampton, talking about the Test and Trace system in Cantonese
  • Hindi - Bholi Ohri, Ward Hostess, Solent NHS Trust, Royal South Hants Hospital, talking about the Test and Trace system in Hindi
  • Polish - Karolina Arlukowicz, Local pharmacist, talking about the Test and Trace system in Polish
  • Portuguese - Martha Alalmedia, Politics and International studies, talking about the Test and Trace system in Portuguese
  • Punjabi - Ahmed Hussain, General Secretary, Pakistan Welfare Association, talking about the Test and Trace system in Punjabi
  • Romanian - Sabina Stanescu, Senior Public Health Practitioner, talking about the Test and Trace system in Romanian
  • Urdu - Ahmed Hussain, General Secretary, Pakistan Welfare Association, talking about the Test and Trace system in Urdu

Hands, Face, Space playlist  

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  • Arabic - Aiman Alzatani, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, University Hospital Southampton, giving advice on washing your hands, wearing a face covering and maintaining social distancing in Arabic
  • Bengali - Konica Miah, GP Registrar Doctor, giving advice on washing your hands, wearing a face covering and maintaining social distancing in Bengali
  • Bulgarian - Elina Kalendzhieva, Care worker and Psychology student, giving advice on washing your hands, wearing a face covering and maintaining social distancing in Bulgarian
  • Cantonese - Andy Lai, Vice Chairman of the Chinese Association of Southampton, giving advice on washing your hands, wearing a face covering and maintaining social distancing in Cantonese
  • Hindi - Bholi Ohri, Ward Hostess, Solent NHS Trust, Royal South Hants Hospital, giving advice on washing your hands, wearing a face covering and maintaining social distancing in Hindi
  • Polish - Evelyn Majda, Facilities Team leader at Solent NHS Trust, giving advice on washing your hands, wearing a face covering and maintaining social distancing in Polish
  • Portuguese - Martha Alalmedia, Politics and International studies, giving advice on washing your hands, wearing a face covering and maintaining social distancing in Portuguese
  • Romanian - Sabina Stanescu, Senior Public Health Practitioner, giving advice on washing your hands, wearing a face covering and maintaining social distancing in Romanian
  • Urdu - Ahmed Hussain, General Secretary, Pakistan Welfare Association, giving advice on washing your hands, wearing a face covering and maintaining social distancing in Urdu

Symptoms playlist  

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  • Arabic - Aiman Alzatani, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, University Hospital Southampton, talking about the key signs and symptoms of Covid-19 in Arabic
  • Bengali - Konica Miah, GP Registrar Doctor, talking about the key signs and symptoms of Covid-19 in Bengali
  • Bulgarian - Elina Kalendzhieva, Care worker and Psychology student, talking about the key signs and symptoms of Covid-19 in Bulgarian
  • Cantonese - Joshua Lum, member of the Chinese Association of Southampton, talking about the key signs and symptoms of Covid-19 in Cantonese
  • Hindi - Bholi Ohri, Ward Hostess, Solent NHS Trust, Royal South Hants Hospital, talking about the key signs and symptoms of COVID-19 in Hindi
  • Polish - Evelyn Majda, Facilities Team leader at Solent NHS Trust, talking about the key signs and symptoms of Covid-19 in Polish
  • Portuguese - Martha Alalmedia, Politics and International studies, talking about the key signs and symptoms of Covid-19 in Portuguese
  • Punjabi - Ahmed Hussain, General Secretary, Pakistan Welfare Association, talking about the key signs and symptoms of Covid-19 in Punjab
  • Romanian - Nicoleta Dorobantu, Front of House, within the service industry, talking about the key signs and symptoms of Covid-19 in Romanian
  • Urdu - Ahmed Hussain, General Secretary, Pakistan Welfare Association, talking about the key signs and symptoms of Covid-19 in Urdu

COVID-19 Champions  

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  • Arabic - Aiman Alzatani, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, University Hospital Southampton, discussing how to become a Covid Champion and how you can help your own community in Arabic
  • Bengali - Konica Miah, GP Registrar Doctor, discussing how to become a Covid Champion and how you can help your own community in Bengali
  • Bulgarian - Elina Kalendzhieva, Care worker and Psychology student, discussing how to become a Covid Champion and how you can help your own community in Bulgarian
  • Cantonese - Joshua Lum, Member of the Chinese Association of Southampton, discussing how to become a Covid Champion and how you can help your own community in Cantonese
  • Hindi - Bholi Ohri, Ward Hostess, Solent NHS Trust, Royal South Hants Hospital, discussing how to become a Covid Champion and how you can help your own community in Hindi
  • Polish - Evelyn Majda, Facilities Team leader at Solent NHS Trust, discussing how to become a Covid Champion and how you can help your own community in Polish
  • Portuguese - Martha Alalmedia, Politics and International studies, discussing how to become a Covid Champion and how you can help your own community in Portuguese
  • Punjabi - Ahmed Hussain, General Secretary, Pakistan Welfare Association, discussing how to become a Covid Champion and how you can help your own community in Punjabi
  • Romanian - Nicoleta Dorobantu, Front of House within the service industry, discussing how to become a Covid Champion and how you can help your own community in Romanian
  • Urdu - Ahmed Hussain, General Secretary, Pakistan Welfare Association, discussing how to become a Covid Champion and how you can help your own community in Urdu

Wellbeing  

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  • Arabic - Aiman Alzatani, Consultant Thoracic Surgeon, University Hospital Southampton, giving top tips on wellbeing in Arabic
  • Bengali - Konica Miah, GP Registrar Doctor, giving top tips on wellbeing in Bengali
  • Bulgarian - Elina Kalendzhieva, Social Care worker and Psychology student, giving top tips on wellbeing in Bulgarian
  • Cantonese - Joshua Lum, Member of the Chinese Association of Southampton, giving top tips on wellbeing in Cantonese
  • Hindi - Bholi Ohri, Ward Hostess, Solent NHS Trust, Royal South Hants Hospital, giving top tips on wellbeing in Hindi
  • Polish - Karolina Arlukowicz, Local Pharmacist, giving top tips on wellbeing in Polish
  • Portuguese - Martha Alalmedia, Politics and International studies, giving top tips on wellbeing in Portuguese
  • Punjabi - Ahmed Hussain, General Secretary, Pakistan Welfare Association, giving top tips on wellbeing in Punjabi
  • Romanian - Nicoleta Dorobantu, Front of House, within the service industry, giving top tips on wellbeing in Romanian
  • Urdu - Ahmed Hussain, General Secretary, Pakistan Welfare Association, giving top tips on wellbeing in Urdu