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Changes to locations of community testing site

Locations of where you can LFD tests for if you don't have COVID-19 symptoms are changing

An open letter – Every NHS COVID-19 vaccination gives us hope, helping loved ones

Vaccines are the best way to protect ourselves and our loved ones from COVID-19, everyone should get their vaccination when asked.

Changes to BCP Council area community testing sites

There are some changes to the BCP Council area community testing site locations and operating times.


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Changes to locations of community testing site

Locations of where you can LFD tests for if you don't have COVID-19 symptoms are changing

An open letter – Every NHS COVID-19 vaccination gives us hope, helping loved ones

Vaccines are the best way to protect ourselves and our loved ones from COVID-19, everyone should get their vaccination when asked.

Changes to BCP Council area community testing sites

There are some changes to the BCP Council area community testing site locations and operating times.


View all the news

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Public Health Dorset blog

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

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

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


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