Winter Wellness Reminder: “Catch It, Bin It, Kill It”
This winter may be more challenging due to seasonal Flu infections and presence of COVID-19.
Taking some basic actions can help to reduce the risk of spreading flu and other infections.
To protect yourself and others it is advised and recommended:
Remember to get your Covid vaccinations, and seasonal Flu vaccinations when offered
Wash your hands regularly and cover coughs and sneezes
Bin used tissues as quickly as possible and wash your hands
Wear face coverings in crowded places indoors, and on public transport
Allow adequate ventilation indoors or preferably meet outdoors
Try to stay at home when unwell, and for 48hrs after symptoms ended if had diarrhoea and/or vomiting.
If you have Covid-19 symptoms you must self-isolate and seek a PCR test
Confirmed cases and those with Covid symptoms must continue to isolate
Take LFD tests twice weekly
Use the NHS COVID-19 app and check in to venues when you can
The local Public Health Team can help with any questions around COVID-19 prevention, access to and interpretation of national guidance and resources, outbreak investigation and management, identification of close contacts and isolation advice, and access to testing.
Please get in touch if you have a query, are concerned about cases or a possible outbreak.