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two doctors wearing full personal protective equipment

Latest findings in COVID-19 infections study 

The final findings of one of the country’s largest studies into COVID-19 infections in England have been published by Imperial College London and Ipsos MORI. 

Posted on: 29 January 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Devon County Council is supporting the national NHS tracing programme 

Devon County Council is supporting the national NHS Test and Trace programme, contacting people identified as having tested positive for coronavirus. 

Posted on: 29 January 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon (Designate)

Video‘Now is not the time to drop our guard’, says Director of Public Health Devon

While case numbers are falling, they are still very high. ‘Now is not the time to drop our guard’, says Director of Public Health Devon, Steve Brown.

Posted on: 29 January 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Nurse giving a lady an injection in her upper arm

Please exercise caution, even after your vaccination

The roll out of the vaccination is indeed excellent news, says Devon’s Director of Public Health, but caution is still needed, he warns.

Posted on: 28 January 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
caring hand on vulnerable hand

Devon’s care workers deserve to be ‘recognised and better paid’

“We all owe care workers a huge debt”

Posted on: 27 January 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
older man receiving an injection in his upper arm

Positive case numbers have fallen, but we must continue to comply with rules

Devon has seen a fall in the number of positive cases, across all age groups, Public Health Devon has confirmed.

Posted on: 27 January 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Photo of Stover Country Park

Stover Country Park shortlisted for Tourism Award

Stover Country Park and Local Nature Reserve has been named among the finalists in the Accessible and Inclusive Tourism category of the 2020 Devon Tourism Awards

Posted on: 27 January 2021 | Posted in: Environment
Photo of Rock Park Bridge

Investigation underway to lift Rock Park Bridge deck

Engineers and contractors working on the repair of Rock Park Bridge are investigating an option to lift off the existing bridge deck in order to allow an assessment to be carried out safely into the possibility of repairing the defective columns in the river

Posted on: 26 January 2021 | Posted in: Environment
coronavirus cell

Covid cases in Devon ‘stabilising’

Lockdown is having an affect on cases

Posted on: 25 January 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Photo of the handover of the building

Enterprise Centre becomes “Node” as construction completed

Construction of the Enterprise Centre, which will be known as Node, has been completed and handed over to TownSq who will be running it on behalf of Devon County Council

Posted on: 25 January 2021 | Posted in: Business and Economy
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