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Enjoy Devon safely

Director of Public Health Devon urges residents to look out for each other and keep doing their bit to reduce the spread of COVID-19 as England reaches fourth step of government’s roadmap out of lockdown

“Although the legal restrictions have lifted, our responsibility to members of our family, friends and society has not changed.”

Posted on: 22 July 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Make twice-weekly rapid lateral flow testing part of your routine.

People of Devon encouraged to Go for the Flow and take twice-weekly rapid lateral flow tests

Steve Brown, Director of Public Health Devon, is encouraging everyone over the age of 16 in Devon to incorporate twice-weekly rapid lateral flow testing into their routine.

Posted on: 12 May 2021
nurse injecting into a female patients arm

Take up the vaccine to help protect others

Evidence is building that suggests that having the vaccine not only protects you from becoming ill should you catch coronavirus, but it also reduces the likelihood of you transmitting it to others.

Posted on: 5 May 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Devon and Cornwall Police Officers attending a mobile community testing vehicle at Middlemoor in Exeter

New stops added to mobile testing programme

From this week a mobile COVID-19 Community Testing Centre will stop at two additional communities, Holsworthy and Moretonhampstead. The additional stops mean that the times of the previous scheduled visits at all of the Devon County Council-run sites have had to change.

Posted on: 23 April 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Rapid coronavirus tests now available across Devon

You can now get tested in more than 25 community testing centres, or order a home test kit online for home delivery or pick up a home test kit at testing centres and selected pharmacies

Posted on: 8 April 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
Driving in the Rain

Heavy rain expected – motorists urged to drive carefully this weekend

Drivers are reminded that they should not be making any non-essential journeys during lockdown. 

Posted on: 18 February 2021
Trading Standards officers standing in a field

Trading Standards officers to receive mental health first aid training to support farmers

Free online mental health seminar for farmers on 23 February

Posted on: 4 February 2021 | Posted in: Community
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
coronavirus cell

Covid cases in Devon ‘stabilising’

Lockdown is having an affect on cases

Posted on: 25 January 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

Public health and NHS issue joint appeal after Devon Covid-19 cases reach record high

Weekly case rate for Devon 222.5 per 100,000, 1,785 new cases and 31 deaths for week ending January 8

Posted on: 15 January 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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