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This half term we are asking residents to stay local.

Stay local – explore from your door

This half term we are asking residents to stay local.

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

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.

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

“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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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More mobile Covid-19 testing sites in Dorset

Two more mobile testing units have been added to the list of mobile coronavirus testing site locations for residents who need COVID-19 tests.

Local residents in Weymouth, Poole and Christchurch are set to see increased access to testing with the introduction of walk-in ‘local testing sites’ (LTS).

Covid-19 testing sites to become more accessible

Local residents in Weymouth, Poole and Christchurch are set to see increased access to testing with the introduction of walk-in ‘local testing sites’ (LTS).

Following the Secretary of State’s announcement, the BCP Council area will be moving to Tier 4 from Thursday 31 December.

BCP Council area to move to Tier 4

Following the Secretary of State’s announcement, the BCP Council area will be moving to Tier 4 from Thursday 31 December.

Following the Secretary of State’s announcement, Dorset Council will be moving to Tier 3 from Thursday 31 December.

Dorset Council area to move to Tier 3

Following the Secretary of State’s announcement, Dorset Council will be moving to Tier 3 from Thursday 31 December.

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