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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.

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.

Think twice before travelling this weekend

Dorset leaders ask for the public to use common sense and to ‘think twice’ before rushing to Dorset.

Thank you for staying at home

Frontline staff from across Dorset are joining together thanking people for following social distancing guidelines and staying at home.

Celebrate the VE Day bank holiday safely

Friday 8 May marks the 75th anniversary of VE Day – the official end of the Second World War in Europe, and we want everyone to commemorate this special day safely.

Public sector agencies working together to keep public safe and informed

The Dorset Local Resilience Forum is made up of wide range of emergency services to keep the public safe.

Working together to get medicines delivered to vulnerable residents

Public Health Dorset and partners are working together to get prescribed medicine to vulnerable residents.

Helping hand to buy fresh fruit and veg with Healthy Start

Some families across Dorset are able to apply for help to buy fresh fruit, vegetables and milk

Poole coronavirus regional testing centre to open for key workers

A drive-through coronavirus testing facility for NHS and other key workers is to open at Creekmoor Park and Ride in Poole.

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