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Somerset Public Health encourages residents to get tested for #HIVTestWeek
Next week marks the start of National HIV testing week (6-12 February), and Somerset County Council are encouraging anyone who may have put themselves at risk of getting the virus to get tested.
Somerset: get talking to beat the January blues
January can be a difficult month for many people, with cold weather and shorter days bringing feelings of anxiety, sadness and depression, especially after the festive period has come to an end. It is no wonder that the term ‘January blues’ exists.
At this time of year, it’s more important than ever to talk more with family and friends and share how you’re feeling.
What is Dry January, and what are the benefits?
January is often a time when people are looking to introduce healthy habits and make positive lifestyle changes.
After the Christmas period of enjoying a drink or two, ‘Dry January’, now in its tenth year, sees thousands across the country give up alcohol for a month after the festive season.
Stay well and protect your loved ones this Christmas
Somerset County Council’s Director of Public Health is urging people to take action to prevent the spread of infections within our families and communities, especially as we meet up for Christmas.
People in Somerset are challenged to ditch the booze and ‘Try Dry’ this January
Just thirty-one days without alcohol can positively impact on health, improving sleep, boosting energy, reducing anxiety, and saving money, to name just a few of the benefits.
That’s why this year, Somerset County Council is encouraging residents and employees to sign up to Dry January and discover the many benefits of going alcohol-free, including the financial, physical, and medical benefits this can bring.
Stay safe and warm during cold weather this winter
With low temperatures and potentially severe overnight frosts forecast across the South West from Wednesday, Somerset County Council’s public health team are encouraging people to stay warm and look out for those most at risk from the effects of cold weather.
Somerset ‘warm welcome’ spaces opened across County
Over 70 ‘Warm Welcome’ spaces are now open to anyone who wants somewhere warm and welcoming to go, with many more planning to open their doors in the coming weeks.