Childcare exempt from interhousehold mixing restrictions

Informal childcare and caring arrangements will be allowed to continue across the nation, the Health Secretary announced on 21 September 2020 Informal carers will be able to provide care for children and vulnerable adults in parts of the country with restrictions on interhousehold mixing Children under 14 will be able to be cared for by … Continue reading Childcare exempt from interhousehold mixing restrictions

Statistics: Disabled People Account For 59% of COVID-19 Deaths

The Government has published an analysis of Coronavirus (COVID-19) related deaths by disability status, in England and Wales during the period 2 March to 14 July 2020. It reveals just how vulnerable to to the virus people with various disabilities have been. We've published the main points of the analysis below, plus links to the … Continue reading Statistics: Disabled People Account For 59% of COVID-19 Deaths

Local Coronavirus Restrictions: All of Calderdale from 22 September

These are the Government's latest Local Restrictions, which will apply to all of Calderdale from 22 September 2020: Shielding If you are clinically extremely vulnerable we are not currently advising that you need to shield, however it is important that you continue to take precautions. Find out more from the general guidance for clinically extremely vulnerable … Continue reading Local Coronavirus Restrictions: All of Calderdale from 22 September

Coronavirus: Local Restrictions Return To All Of Calderdale

The Government has announced that local Coronavirus restrictions will be re-imposed throughout Calderdale, as from Tuesday 22 September. This means that wards in the Halifax constituency which were still subject to local restrictions, as well as the national restrictions, will retain these restrictions. Illingworth and Mixenden, Northowram and shelf, Ovenden, Park, Skircoat, Sowerby Bridge, Town, … Continue reading Coronavirus: Local Restrictions Return To All Of Calderdale

Gov’t Advice: If You Have Symptoms & Live With A Vulnerable Person

This is new guidance for households with grandparents, parents and children living together where someone is at increased risk or has possible or confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. If you have symptoms of COVID-19 and have a person aged 70 or over, or a clinically vulnerable person, living with you You should take the following actions: … Continue reading Gov’t Advice: If You Have Symptoms & Live With A Vulnerable Person

New “Coronavirus Suppression” Measures To Start 14 September

The government has announced new national measures to suppress the virus and keep the number of infections down: From Monday 14 September, you must not meet with people from other households socially in groups of more than 6. This will apply indoors and outdoors, including in private homes. This change will simplify and clarify the … Continue reading New “Coronavirus Suppression” Measures To Start 14 September