Archive by category Public Health

Community Testing Programme hits 100,000 tests

Community Testing Programme hits 100,000 tests

Over 100,000 rapid tests (lateral flow test) to support the fight against Covid-19 have now been provided across Nottingham and Nottinghamshire. As of Monday 6 September, over 100,000 tests have been taken by people without any symptoms of Covid-19 to ensure they aren’t carrying the virus and potentially transmitting it to others. Out of these […]

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Dancing in the streets of Bulwell – Socially Distant Street Zumba

Dancing in the streets of Bulwell – Socially Distant Street Zumba

Following on from the huge success of Socially Distanced Street Zumba in Crabtree and Bulwell Hall, This Girl Can is starting to take nearby Newmarket by storm and it will start the week with another Zumba-based bang on Monday (2 August). This Girl Can has been a collaborative approach in the area with Nottingham City […]

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Nottingham Beach cancelled this year due to Covid concerns

Nottingham Beach cancelled this year due to Covid concerns

Nottingham Beach will not be going ahead this year as a result of the ongoing Covid pandemic, Nottingham City Council and Mellors Group have announced. The Beach event takes place every summer in the Old Market Square and would normally have opened next week to coincide with the start of the school holidays.   Councillor […]

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Nottingham urged to carefully take next step on the Covid-19 roadmap

Nottingham urged to carefully take next step on the Covid-19 roadmap

People in Nottingham are being urged to continue to follow the guidance on ‘hands, face, space, fresh air’ after Step Four is reached on the roadmap out of Covid-19 restrictions. The Government confirmed this week that restrictions will be lifted on 19 July when there will be no limits on mixing indoors with people from […]

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Accessing a Covid-19 test has never been easier with more city collection sites

Accessing a Covid-19 test has never been easier with more city collection sites

Covid-19 home testing kits for people without symptoms, are now available to collect at more sites across Nottingham City as the City Council works to make picking up a test even easier for communities. Regular, twice weekly Covid-19 testing is vital in helping to protect family, friends and loved ones. It is important to test […]

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City Council leisure centres have some of the best health and safety standards in the country

City Council leisure centres have some of the best health and safety standards in the country

Visitors to Nottingham City Council’s leisure centres can be assured that health and safety standards are officially some of the very best in the country. The Sport and Leisure team which manages the City Council’s leisure centres, has once again been recognised in the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Award, achieving Gold […]

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Council urges Nottingham to make it a Big Weekend on vaccines

Council urges Nottingham to make it a Big Weekend on vaccines

Staff and councillors are teaming up with NHS colleagues to promote a long weekend of vaccinations across the city and county. NHS Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCG is hosting its second Big Weekend event from today (Friday) until Monday next week. It follows the success of the first Grab A Jab at the Forest Recreation Ground […]

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New Director of Public Health to lead Nottingham City’s response to Covid-19

New Director of Public Health to lead Nottingham City’s response to Covid-19

Nottingham’s new Director of Public Health, Lucy Hubber, has this week taken up her key role of leading the city’s ongoing response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Lucy joins the City Council after being Director of Public Health at Luton Borough Council. As well as the immediate and continuing effort to tackle Covid-19, Lucy’s key focus […]

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