Vaccinations Update

Who is eligible for the vaccine? Anyone who is 38 and over can now book their vaccine. Book your Covid-19 vaccine Under new advice from the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) those in their 30s will be offered the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine rather than AstraZeneca. Pregnant women who are eligible are also… Continue reading Vaccinations Update

Twice weekly rapid testing available to everyone in England

  Twice-weekly free Covid lateral flow tests are now available to everyone in England without Covid symptoms, as recommended by the government and public health experts.     There are a range of options for getting a free lateral flow test in Bexley –  In person at the rapid test centre at the Civic Offices, Bexleyheath  By collecting rapid test kits from the new… Continue reading Twice weekly rapid testing available to everyone in England

New advice on the AstraZeneca vaccine

Based on the current evidence on the extremely rare occurrence of blood clots, the benefits of the Astra Zeneca vaccine continue to outweigh the risks for the large majority of people.  As a precaution, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency and the Joint Committee for Vaccination and Immunisations have suggested that those age 18-29 be offered an alternative… Continue reading New advice on the AstraZeneca vaccine

Further easing of lockdown restrictions

The latest planned easing of lockdown restrictions takes effect today 12 April 2021. It includes the reopening of outdoor hospitality, gyms, non-essential retail, hairdressers and salons and outdoor attractions. The number of care home visitors will also increase to two per resident, all children are able to attend any indoor children’s activity, parent and child groups of… Continue reading Further easing of lockdown restrictions

Covid-19 – Restrictions in England from 29 March – Step One

[Click image for enlarged view] For more information and detailed guidance visit gov.uk/coronavirus. Coronavirus restrictions remain in place. Find out what you can and cannot do: (COVID-19) Coronavirus restrictions: what you can and cannot do [Published:29 March 2021 Last updated:1 April 2021]

COVID-19 vaccine fraud

Criminals are using the COVID-19 vaccine as a way to target the public by tricking them to hand over cash or financial details. They are sending convincing-looking text messages letting people know they are eligible for the vaccine or phoning people directly pretending to be from the NHS, or local pharmacy. People are warned to… Continue reading COVID-19 vaccine fraud