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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.

More access to community testing in north Dorset

Residents and businesses in north Dorset have more access to community testing.

Businesses no longer need to register for LFD testing

Businesses no longer have to register for community testing.

Parents of school and college students can get rapid COVID-19 tests

All parents of school and college students can now get two rapid COVID-19 tests each week.

More businesses and organisations can access community testing

Businesses and organisations that employ fewer than 250 people can access community testing

Kindness is key in keeping your loved ones safe this Spring

Care home residents across Dorset will be able to have a single named visitor from 8th of March.

Unpaid carers offered community testing

Weekly asymptomatic lateral flow device testing is available at community testing sites across Dorset for unpaid carers.

New COVID-19 mobile testing sites in Dorset

Two new mobile testing units have been added to the list of mobile coronavirus testing site locations for residents who have COVID-19 symptoms and need a test.

Volunteers, we thank you

Public sector organisations across Dorset are thanking volunteers who have given their time and expertise for free during the pandemic.

Businesses and organisations to register for community testing

Businesses and organisations who employ less than 50 people and are open under current government guidelines are being asked to register their interest in community testing.

Councils offer support to get people to vaccinations safely

Councils are offering support to help people get to their COVID-19 vaccination appointments safely.

Stay local – explore from your door

This half term we are asking residents to stay local.


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