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Local GPs begin offering COVID Vaccine as part of biggest NHS Immunisation Programme

The first local vaccination services run by family doctors and their teams will open across mid and south Essex this week, as the roll out of the biggest vaccination programme in NHS history gains further momentum.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

County Council expresses disappointment over Covid-19 tier review

Following an announcement today by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock, the districts of Basildon, Braintree, Brentwood, Castle Point, Chelmsford, Epping Forest, Harlow, Maldon and Rochford will move to Tier 3 at 00.01 on Wednesday 16 December.

Monday, December 14, 2020

Increase in Community Covid-19 testing to focus on secondary school age children

Covid-19 testing for the community, with a particular focus on secondary school age children, is being increased as cases continue to rise in parts of Essex, Southend-on-Sea and Thurrock.

Friday, December 11, 2020

Statement from Rochford District Council, 11 December, 2020

Please note these briefings will now be weekly on Fridays.

Friday, December 11, 2020