Tower vaccination centre in Taunton. A red brick, flat roof building with a row of white wooden windows and a large, blue ‘NHS Tower Vaccination Centre’ sign.
Somerset County Council’s Public Health Team is encouraging Somerset residents to get their blood pressure checked for ‘Know Your Numbers’ week. The national campaign from Blood Pressure UK, aims to raise awareness of high blood pressure (hypertension), encouraging all UK adults to check their blood pressure at home over a week. In Somerset we estimate […]
Somerset County Council picked up two honours at the recent Somerset Education Business Partnership (SEBP) Awards held in Bridgwater. Somerset County Council collected one award for its work supporting young people faced with disadvantages in getting work opportunities, and another for the way the Highways team delivered social and community benefits throughout the pandemic. The […]
People in Somerset who have not yet had their COVID-19 vaccinations are being encouraged to come forward over the summer. Councillor Adam Dance, Somerset County Council Lead Executive Member for Public Health, Equalities and Diversity said: “Covid-19 and several other infectious diseases are circulating, so we would like to remind people to take care […]
The COVID-19 spring booster programme will draw to a close at the end of June, and those who have yet to have theirs are urged to come forward as soon as possible. Since March, the NHS has been offering spring booster doses to all people aged 75 years and over, people aged 12 years and […]
Somerset County Council’s Public Health team is urging older and more vulnerable residents to take up the offer of a free, further Covid-19 booster vaccine. The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI), as part of its latest review of the UK vaccination programme, has recommended an additional spring booster dose for our most vulnerable […]
Businesses in Somerset are being urged to bid for grants to help them recover from the economic hit of the coronavirus pandemic. Somerset County Council has launched a second round of the Somerset Restart and Recovery Programme to support strategically significant businesses badly affected by Covid-19 and successive lockdowns. These could be organisations that often […]
As the weather becomes brighter, and Covid restrictions turn to guidance, Somerset County Council’s Public Health team are sharing some top tips for staying healthy this Spring: Get plenty of fresh air One of the best ways of helping to reduce the spread of Covid-19 and other infectious diseases is to meet up with people […]