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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.

Tribute to mark 1000 Covid related deaths in Dorset

This week marks an extremely sad occasion in Dorset as the county passes the milestone of 1,000 Covid-19-related deaths.

“It’s extremely scary how it can affect people so differently”

Georgia is from Blandford, and in January 2021 both of her parents fell ill with COVID-19. This is her story.

Funding to help with drug and alcohol misuse

The funding will specifically target those who need support with their use of alcohol or other drugs and help them rebuild their lives.

Please continue to follow rules, even if you've had a COVID vaccine

Health and public health leaders in Dorset are issuing a joint reminder that even if you’ve been vaccinated for COVID-19, you still need to follow the national restrictions.

Urgent Appeal as NHS Services Reach a Critical Point

Due to a combination of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and seasonal winter pressures, NHS services in Dorset are reaching a critical point with unprecedented and extreme levels of demand.

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