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Extra 1.7 million people advised to shield

The government is advising an extra 1.7 million people to shield after a new model has identified them as being at high risk from coronavirus, and therefore classed as clinically extremely vulnerable.

Posted on: 18 February 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Devon Councils are ready again to support the most clinically vulnerable throughout the national lockdown

With the latest lockdown, the ‘clinically extremely vulnerable’ have been written to by government again this week, and councils have put in place a support programme for those that need additional help to comply with new lockdown guidance.

Posted on: 6 November 2020 | Posted in: Community
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New advice to people identified as being clinically extremely vulnerable

The Government has published new advice and guidance to support people who are clinically extremely vulnerable. If you are in this group, you will previously have received a letter from the NHS or from your GP telling you this. Theaaa

Posted on: 14 October 2020
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Vulnerable residents urged to still stay at home

The NHS has advised them to not to leave their homes until at least the end of June, even for essential supplies and exercise, in order to minimise face-to-face contact and prevent being exposed to the virus.

Posted on: 12 May 2020 | Posted in: Community
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