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Latest news, features, blogs and press releases from Public Health Dorset. If you want news direct to your inbox, sign up for our regular e-newsletter. Just fill out your contact details and choose ‘health and wellbeing’ in the list.

Latest news

Staff across public sector organisations in Dorset have come together with one clear message

This is a message from staff across public sector organisations in Dorset: Coronavirus is life threatening for people, of all ages, everywhere. To help save lives: stay home.

An open letter to Dorset residents: Please stay at home

Read an open letter from authorities in Dorset urging you to stay at home, protect the NHS and save lives.

Take up the 5 Ways Challenge

LiveWell Dorset and Public Health Dorset want you to take up the 5 Ways Challenge


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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

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

Young people and alcohol

The last of our Alcohol Awareness Week blogs. This blog looks at the exposure of alcohol to young people.

Here comes the weekend

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

Alcohol in the home

A blog about people drinking more alcohol at home

What about not drinking at all?

A blog about staying sober

What's your relationship like with alcohol?

A blog about everyone has a different relationship with alcohol

Why talk about alcohol?

This blog introduces Alcohol Awareness Week 2019


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