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Eligible Preston and Lancashire residents urged to get Covid Spring booster jab

The NHS has urged Lancashire care home residents, people aged 75 and over and the immunosuppressed aged 12 and over to get their booster jabs this spring. Under new advice […]

2 months ago
Lancashire County Council urges vigilance as Covid infections surge

Face masks being worn on the streets of Preston during Friday (4 December) Pic: Paul Melling The county council has urged residents to be vigilant after Covid-19 infections rose by 80 per cent across all age groups in March. Between 5 and 11 March in the Lancashire […]

2 months ago
Businesses in Preston set to receive more Covid recovery funding

Preston's skyline Pic: Mick Gardner Due to the rise in the Omicron variant, the government has awarded Preston City Council an additional £237,619 to support businesses in the area that have been severely impacted by […]

2 months ago
Sir Lindsay Hoyle visits Lancashire Resilience Hub to mark pandemic achievements

Speaker of the House of Commons Sir Lindsay Hoyle has visited a local mental health hub to celebrate its achievements during the pandemic. On Friday 11 March, the Chorley MP […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire County Council’s Covid-19 vaccine work praised by government

A UK Government case study has named Lancashire Council an area of ‘good practice’ for its work vaccinating vulnerable residents. The Department of Health and Social Care’s Adult Social Care […]

2 months ago
Covid contact tracing comes to an end in Preston and Lancashire

Sign outside the Preston Covid-19 test centre close to the UCLan campus Pic: Blog Preston The government led contract tracing with Preston City Council and Lancashire County Council has come to an end going forward to live with and manage Covid-19. All Coronavirus regulations came […]

2 months ago
Lancashire health chiefs urge caution as ‘Living with Covid’ plan comes in

Woman wearing a face mask People of Preston are being urged to proceed with caution as we get ready to live without Covid restrictions, by leading figures from the Lancashire Resilience Forum (LRF). Prime Minister […]

3 months ago
Royal Preston Hospital visiting restrictions to be eased

Entrance to Royal Preston Hospital Pic: Blog Preston Visiting restrictions at two Lancashire Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust hospitals will ease today to allow patients to spend time with their families and loved ones. Adult inpatient visiting restrictions […]

3 months ago
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