Public Health authorities in Devon, Plymouth and Torbay are working hard to prevent suicide through a programme of public awareness raising, targeted training for professionals and volunteers, and by supporting local grass roots community initiatives aimed at preventing suicide.
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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.”
Two thousand meal boxes are being delivered to families with young children this Easter holiday in an initiative designed to help those who are struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.
Residents and visitors urged to be tick aware as first UK-acquired case of babesiosis is identified in Devon
Devon’s Public Health team has issued a warning to residents and visitors to be ‘tick aware’ as the first UK-acquired case babesiosis is identified in Devon.
Today signals the start of National Smile Month (18 May to 18 June), and Devon Public Health, Libraries Unlimited, Devon’s Childrens’ Centres and Action for Children are raising awareness of oral health hygiene in children and families, in conjunction with the Oral Health Foundation.
The report explores the relationship between the health of people and the health of our planet, including the links between environmental change and emerging infectious diseases such as coronavirus.