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Updated: Frequently Asked Questions - COVID-19 Vaccination and the Christian Response

Andrew Metcalfe —

Not sure where to go for the right information about vaccines? We have the latest update in the following article.

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Vaccine Information

  • We have an updated Interchurch document attached below - helpful if you have questions about the vaccine and also if Te Reo Maori is your first language.
  • A useful Dunedin City Baptist document is also attached below.

Link to article on Dealing with misleading of false vaccine information in your workplace (or Church).

The Anglican Health and Community Network 

This network has been working with the World Health Organisation Faith Based Communities of Practice to help shape a series of webinars on advocacy for COVID-19 vaccine equity.

Please find the link to WHO webinars for civil society and faith-based organizations on COVID-19 here: WHO EPI-WIN - YouTube. There are lots of technical updates here as well as the series on faith engagement in advocacy for Covid-19 vaccine equity. Rev. Rachel Carnegie Executive Director of the Anglican Alliance is speaking on Webinar 2. Part 2, entitled: ‘The role and impact of faith actors in overcoming Barriers to Covid-19 Vaccination’ here.

Please find the Anglican Alliance resources on COVID-19 for Churches here:

Bible studies in a time of Covid-19 can be found here:   

WHO information on COVID-19 Vaccines and Vaccine Safety

What follows is more technical links to information that may be helpful to many. 

International Travel

Implementing a risk-based approach to international travel (Policy Brief + Technical Considerations) (2 July) International Travel > Risk Based Approach to International Travel

Essential Health Services

Strengthening real-time monitoring of health services in the context of the COVID-19 (Implementation Guidance for Assessments of Frontline Service Readiness) (1 July) Essential Health Services > Health Service Capacity Assessment


Considerations for quarantine of contacts of COVID-19 Cases (Interim Guidance) (25 June) Considerations for Quarantine


Recommendations for national SARS-CoV-2 testing strategies and diagnostic capacities (25 June) (Interim Guidance) Laboratories > Testing Strategies (Recommendations)


Indicator framework to evaluate the public health effectiveness of digital proximity tracing solutions (25 June) Surveillance > Digital Technologies for Contact Tracing


61 on how to care for a person with COVID-19 infection at home
60 on SARS-CoV-2 variant nomenclature
59 on COVID-19 therapeutics
58 on the role of health workers in the uptake of COVID-19 vaccines

Public Health and Social Measures

Considerations for implementing and adjusting public health and social measures in the context of COVID-19 (Interim Guidance) (14 June) Surveillance > Adjusting Public Health Measures