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<p>Case rates remain highest amongst school aged children and removing measures too early could lead to a rise in cases.</p>

Measures for schools to remain in place until the end of the winter term

Case rates remain highest amongst school aged children and removing measures too early could lead to a rise in cases.

<p>A Public Health Dorset review confirms enhanced school measures will remain in place for another two weeks.</p>

Further measures for schools to remain in place

A Public Health Dorset review confirms enhanced school measures will remain in place for another two weeks.

<p>Further guidance for schools has been issued to help limit transmission of COVID-19</p>

COVID-19 measures in schools following half term

Further guidance for schools has been issued to help limit transmission of COVID-19

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Alcohol Awareness Week - REACH services

Alcohol Awareness Week - REACH services

For Alcohol Awareness Week (15-21st November) we have partnered up with EDP REACH to raise awareness of how alcohol can impact on people and their relationships. EDP REACH is a free, friendly and...

Things to do this October half term in Dorset

Things to do this October half term in Dorset

Summer may be over, but it doesn’t mean that you cannot enjoy the places that Dorset has to offer. October half term is the perfect time to get outdoors with the family and enjoy nature, and in...

Stop smoking

Stop smoking

It’s never too late to quit smoking and there are many health benefits to stopping; not only does it improve your physical health, but it also is proven to boost your mental health and wellbeing....

Child illness and being in school

Child illness and being in school

Different examples of what you should do if your child is poorly during this coronavirus time.

Learning through adversity: healthcare for people who are homeless

Learning through adversity: healthcare for people who are homeless

How the health bus helps people who are homeless get health services they need.

Reasons to be sober

Reasons to be sober

Davina Nuttycombe form Dorset is part of a worldwide network of people encouraging each other to stay sober called Soberistas. Read what positive changes have happened for Davina.

T'is the season for flu

T'is the season for flu

Flu is much worse than a cold especially if you have a long term health condition such as asthma. Get your free flu jab.

Here comes the weekend

Here comes the weekend

This blog discusses people's relationships with alcohol on a night out.

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