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Corona virus advice and guidance

The government is removing remaining domestic restrictions in England. There are still steps you can take to reduce the risk of catching and spreading COVID-19:

  • Get vaccinated

  • Let fresh air in if meeting indoors, or meet outside

  • Consider wearing a face covering in crowded, enclosed spaces

  • Get tested if you have COVID-19 symptoms, and stay at home if positive

Find out how to stay safe and help prevent the spread

What has changed

Spring COVID-19 booster , this guidance applies to ENGLAND

Care home residents, people aged 75 and over and those with a weakened immune system aged 12 and over will be invited to get a spring COVID-19 booster. The NHS will contact you and invite you to book your spring booster when it’s due.

The government has published its plan for living with COVID-19.

This means from 24 February:

  • You will no longer be legally required to self-isolate if you test positive for COVID-19. New guidance will advise people who test positive to stay at home and avoid contact with other people.
  • You will no longer be legally required to self-isolate if you are an unvaccinated close contact, and will no longer be advised to test for 7 days if you are a fully vaccinated close contact. New guidance will set out precautions for reducing risk to yourself and others.
Further coronavirus information can be found using the links below :

Healthwatch Southend can offer information and signposting around all your health, wellbeing and social care needs. Our confidential Information & Signposting Team can be contacted via the following:

01702 416320

Southend CCG information  - There's things you can do to ease mild symptoms of Coronavirus at home, whether it's a mild cough, breathlessness or a high temperature. Remember to not leave the house for any reason. If your symptoms get worse, you can call NHS 111 for advice.

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"I would like to say how fantastic the NHS nurses have been the 4 times I have been in Southend Hospital, they are polite, caring and will always put a smile on your face when you are upset or worried and they also will have a chat with you which especially at these difficult times especially Izabella who looked after me twice. I would like to say a massive thank you to all the NHS workers and what you have done for everyone."
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