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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

Facts about COVID-19 data in Dorset

Sam Crowe, Director of Public Health for Dorset and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Councils, gives an update on the latest COVID-19 data and what this means for Dorset.

Dorset calls on people to ‘respect our communities’

Organisations across Dorset are yet again urging people who are visiting Dorset and those that live here to think carefully about where they are going and if it is safe to do so.

Dorset residents encouraged to use NHS Test and Trace service

A new NHS Test and Trace system has been launched across England to help identify those who have had close contact with people who have tested positive for coronavirus.


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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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