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NHS North Yorkshire and NHS Vale of York CCGs support No Smoking Day

08 Mar 2021

With No Smoking Day approaching on 10 March, NHS North Yorkshire and NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCGs) are supporting people in their attempts to quit smoking. Each year thousands of people quit smoking successfully and this year more than ever it is important to look after your physical and mental wellbeing. Understandably…

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Successful COVID-19 vaccination programme expands to over-60s in North Yorkshire and York

02 Mar 2021

The successful rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines across York and North Yorkshire is expanding to include everyone aged over 60 and people with underlying health conditions. The push to protect people from the virus is moving into the next phase following the successful first stage targeting the top four priority groups – those aged 70…

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Successful COVID-19 vaccination programme expands to over-60s in North Yorkshire and York

02 Mar 2021

The successful rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines across York and North Yorkshire is expanding to include everyone aged over 60 and people with underlying health conditions. The push to protect people from the virus is moving into the next phase following the successful first stage targeting the top four priority groups – those aged 70…

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Council chairman appeals for all to get their Covid vaccination

10 Feb 2021

Everybody called up for vaccination against Covid-19 should go and get one – that is the appeal from Cllr Jim Clark, chair of North Yorkshire County Council. Cllr Clark, who lives in Harrogate, has attended the Yorkshire Showground which is operating as a vaccination centre, for his coronavirus jab. He said: “It is a very…

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Over 70s are asked to contact the NHS to have their COVID-19 vaccine

10 Feb 2021

The NHS in North Yorkshire is asking people aged 70 and over who have not yet been invited to have their COVID-19 vaccination to come forward and arrange a jab. The NHS had previously asked people not to contact them about their COVID vaccination and wait until they are approached. While this remains the case…

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‘Please don’t be complacent if you’ve had the COVID-19 vaccine’, say health leaders in North Yorkshire and York

02 Feb 2021

People in York and North Yorkshire are being urged not to be ‘COVID-complacent’ – even if they’ve had the vaccine. The rollout of the vaccination programme has been going well, with priority groups – including the over-80s, front-line health and social care staff and those who live or work in care homes – the first…

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The Go-To Website backs Children’s Mental Health Week campaign

01 Feb 2021

With Children’s Mental Health Week beginning on 1 February, NHS North Yorkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is encouraging young people to visit the ‘The Go-To’ for advice and support. As we continue in another lockdown, it’s more important than ever to share how we’re feeling with others and encourage young people to express themselves. The…

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COVID vaccination clinics: CCG thanks council highways teams for ‘vital’ support

21 Jan 2021

The North Yorkshire Local Resilience Forum (NYLRF), which represents the county’s key agencies tackling the COVID virus, is ensuring roads and pavements around vaccine centres are gritted. Heavy snowfall and widespread ice was prevalent in parts of the county during vaccination clinics last weekend. In the last few days Storm Christoph has brought significant rainfall…

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Storm Christophe and COVID vaccinations

19 Jan 2021

Residents in North Yorkshire are being urged to prepare for flooding as heavy and persistent rain is forecast to continue over the next few days, as Storm Christophe sweeps in. People who need to travel to COVID vaccination appointments and testing sites, are also being urged to take extra care. Dr Bruce Willoughby, NHS North…

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Health leaders call for patience as COVID-19 vaccine rollout accelerates

08 Jan 2021

Health leaders in North Yorkshire and York are urging people to be patient as the phased rollout of COVID-19 vaccinations accelerates. The NHS is currently offering the COVID vaccine to people most at risk from coronavirus. There is no need for patients to get in touch with their GP surgery – their surgery will contact…

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