Coronavirus updates

20.01.2021

Vaccination programme update for Halton and Warrington.

An envelope with the message 'The NHS will let you know when it's your turn to receive the COVID-19 vaccine' sticking out.

NHS Halton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have announced that the continued rollout of the GP-led Coronavirus community vaccination programme is progressing well and meeting national targets. The local…

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18.01.2021

COVID-19 vaccine: what you need to know

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Take a look about what you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccination programme including how you will know when it’s your turn, where to go, and why it’s important. We all have an important…

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18.01.2021

First large scale vaccination centre in Cheshire and Merseyside to be launched in St. Helens.

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St Helens Rugby League Ground, the Totally Wicked Stadium, will be the site of the first large-scale COVID-19 Vaccination Centre in Cheshire and Merseyside. Led by St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, the…

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13.01.2021

Unpaid carers in Halton are asked to share feedback on care following a year of the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Unpaid carers have played a greater role than ever before in supporting people with their care needs, an incredible contribution in the fight against COVID-19. In addition to the direct support they provide, carers can…

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11.01.2021

Covid- 19 testing

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Around 1 in 3 people with the virus do not show any symptoms, although they can still pass the disease to someone who might be at a higher risk of developing a life-threatening illness. The…

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08.01.2021

Beware of COVID-19 SMS and Text message scams

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  Due to the roll out of the new vaccine, many people are anticipating contact from health care professionals about the opportunity and turn to receive their dose. This is great news, but unfortunately, criminals…

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04.01.2021

National Lockdown : Stay at Home

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Coronavirus cases are rising rapidly across the country. Find out what you can and cannot do.  Information taken from – https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus  4 January 2021 Who this guidance is for – This guidance is for people who…

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04.01.2021

NHS to deliver first jabs with new Oxford vaccine

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The NHS will begin administering the new Oxford AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine today (04/01/2021) as the health service rapidly scales up the biggest immunisation programme in its history. The NHS will be the first health service…

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23.12.2020

Important information to keep you safe while isolating at home

North West Ambulance Service has produced a guide which should be used if you think that you have Coronavirus symptoms and you are self-isolating at home.  It has some clear advice and also helps to…

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22.12.2020

Coronavirus: What does shielding mean?

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Find out more about shielding, who it applies to, and what to do if you’re a shielder. Last updated 22 December 2020   Please note To check the latest guidance please visit Gov.uk. Currently, clinically…

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