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Protect yourself and your loved ones from flu

People at risk of flu in Dorset are being called onto protect themselves, their families and those they care for against it this winter.

New campaign to raise awareness of mental health support in Dorset

On World Suicide Prevention Day, public and voluntary sector partners are reminding residents of where they can go to get support with their mental health and money worries.

Pupils in Mid Dorset look after their wellbeing

Pupils at nineteen schools are prioritising their physical and mental health and wellbeing this term with new scheme.

Public Health Dorset to publish weekly local COVID-19 updates

Public Health Dorset publishes weekly updates around coronavirus in Dorset.

Agencies prepared for crowds and very hot weather this weekend

Partner agencies across Dorset are encouraging people to enjoy Dorset safely this weekend, as temperatures are expected to reach highs of around 27 degrees.

COVID-19 Health Protection Board to monitor and respond to any rise in cases in Dorset

A new COVID Health Protection Board will monitor for and respond to any potential coronavirus outbreaks in Dorset.

More powers given to local councils to tackle COVID-19

The Prime Minister has announced powers being given to local authorities in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak.

Communities and visitors urged to enjoy summer holidays in Dorset safely

Members of the Dorset Local Resilience Forum are encouraging communities and visitors to enjoy the summer holidays safely in Dorset.

Dorset and BCP Councils to discuss health and care response to COVID-19

Councillors from Dorset Council and Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) Council are meeting on Wednesday 1 July to reflect on the Dorset-wide health and care response to COVID-19.

Antibody testing in Dorset underway for healthcare staff

Antibody testing for healthcare staff in Dorset has begun to see if they have had the virus that causes COVID-19.

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.

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