Calderdale Council is continuing to support those most at risk of becoming seriously ill if they catch COVID-19, as the national shielding programme is extended. The government has announced that an additional 1.7million people across the UK will be added the Clinically Extremely Vulnerable list, after research identified a wider combination of risk factors that … Continue reading Council Support For 3000 Additional Residents Shielding
19 Feb 2021: The new UK COVID-19 variant that is known to spread more easily is now the dominant strain in Calderdale, with 98% of cases now being identified as this type. The current rate of infection in the borough is 182 per 100,000 residents and this is 4% lower than the same day last … Continue reading Message from Debs Harkins, Calderdale’s Director of Public Health
Calderdale Council are a key provider of support during the Coronavirus pandemic for residents of Calderdale. Visit their website for lots of advice across a wide range of services. Or call them on 01422 392890 for volunteer support or any form of adult social care. . Website: Council Coronavirus Home: index of all the council's … Continue reading Deaf Text & Other Ways To Get Support From The Council
Calderdale Council's Children and Young People’s Services are asking parents and young people for their views on mental health. As part of Children’s Mental Health Week, the council want to shine a light on the importance of mental health and wellbeing. They have launched the 2021 online Parents/Carers Survey asking them to share their opinions anonymously … Continue reading Calderdale Council wants parents views on children’s mental health
This update was circulated around Council staff on Friday 29 January 2021 and is from Caron Walker, Assistant Director, Adult Public Health Improvement This week I was saddened to hear that we had reached over 100,000 deaths in the UK from COVID-19. Some of these people are our own staff or friends or family of … Continue reading Coronavirus Update From Calderdale Council’s Public Health Dept.
A pulse oximeter is a little device that is put on the finger to monitor the oxygen levels in the blood. Patients who attend A&E at Calderdale Royal Hospital and who have symptoms of coronavirus but have tested negative, will be discharged from the A&E Department with a pulse oximeter. This will monitor their oxygen … Continue reading How The Pulse Oximeter Is Helping The Covid fight in Calderdale
First life-saving COVID-19 vaccinations delivered to every elderly care home in Calderdale Every elderly care home in Calderdale has now had their first life-saving COVID-19 vaccinations delivered to those that were willing and able to receive it. Working together in groups, GP practices have provided the vaccine to residents and staff as part of the … Continue reading Calderdale Council Newsletter
Calderdale Council has teamed up with the Community Foundation for Calderdale and The Valley Learning Partnership to launch Laptops for Learning - an appeal to purchase laptops for pupils most at need while they are being home schooled. Find out how you can support the campaign here: https://crowd.in/YBz3QW
During the lockdown in spring 2020, Active Calderdale surveyed Calderdale residents, and found that 73% of people exercised to manage their physical health and 76% to manage their mental health – it’s really important that we keep active again in this lockdown, to stay strong physically and mentally, and to ease the strain on our … Continue reading Fitness & Activity Ideas & Opportunities
In Calderdale parents and carers have been asking for advice, support and signposting to emotional health and wellbeing support for their children and young people. In response to that demand Calderdale Council have produced a leaflet (Is your child feeling stressed, worried or uncertain) in partnership with mental health professionals and local parents, to help them … Continue reading Is your child feeling stressed, worried or uncertain?