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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
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Vaccine incredibly successful, but more outbreaks likely, says Director of Public Health Devon

Devon’s Director of Public Health has given assurance that the coronavirus vaccine is ‘incredibly successful’.

Posted on: 19 March 2021 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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Trading standards; how to verify if a vaccine invite text is genuine

Trading Standards is reminding the public of a simple checklist to help reassure people that a text invite for a vaccination appointment is genuine.

Posted on: 12 March 2021 | Posted in: Community
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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

Public warned about vaccine scam

‘The NHS will NEVER ask for your bank details’

Posted on: 12 January 2021 | Posted in: Community
Nurse giving a lady an injection in her upper arm

Dr Pearson welcomes the vaccine announcement but warns against relaxing efforts to halt the spread

Dr Virginia Pearson, Director of Public Health Devon, describes the vaccine announcement as ‘exceptionally good news’, but warns that it is vital that we do not take this it as a green light to relax our efforts in halting the spread of coronavirus.

Posted on: 10 November 2020 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing
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