High Peak told to stay alert after a slight increase in Buxton COVID-19 cases

A statement published by Derbyshire’s Director of Public Health on 6 August calls on High Peak residents to stay alert “Although the extra ‘lockdown’ measures around Greater Manchester do not apply in the High Peak, there has been a small rise in confirmed cases of coronavirus in Buxton and Glossop.” The latest statistics  can be…

Young people and COVID-19; message from the World Health Organisation

What can young people do about COVID-19? It is hard to put your life on hold, but we need young people's energy, to take control of our society and our future, which includes fighting COVID-19 – Dr Mike Ryan, WHO Emergencies Programme Executive Direcotr Gepostet von World Health Organization (WHO) am Donnerstag, 23. Juli 2020

Childcare funding deadline

If you already have your code to apply for 30 hours free childcare, remember to reconfirm your eligibility every 3 months. If you apply more than 3 months before the term starts, you’ll have to reconfirm your eligibility in your account in order to keep your code valid. The deadline for autumn term is 31…

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue- what3words app launched… Know Exactly Where!

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service has been using what3words since 2018 as a quick and efficient way to identify where a caller is located when they don’t know their address. This week we’ll be raising awareness of the free What3Words app through various posts, alongside other organisations, as part of the #KnowExactlyWhere campaign! You can…

Should a person with dementia wear a face mask for coronavirus?

Advice from the Alzheimer’s Society Due to coronavirus, many of us now wear face masks or coverings while out shopping or on public transport. Some people with dementia may not like wearing a face covering, or understand why they should wear one. A person with dementia might consider wearing a face covering even just walking…

Department of Health & Social Care – Video about Opening Businesses Safely

Opening businesses safely This Saturday more businesses across England will safely reopen. To help these spaces stay safe, all venues will now be asking you to share your name and phone number. This will allow us to notify you if a local outbreak occurs. More info ⬇️https://www.gov.uk/government/news/public-asked-to-leave-a-name-and-number-with-venues-to-help-stop-the-spread-of-covid-19 Gepostet von Department of Health and Social Care…