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Public Health England 6h
Heading off on a holiday soon? We've put together two blogs full of advice and tips for enjoying your trip safely this summer. Advice for trips in the UK: Advice for trips abroad:
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Public Health England 8h
Behind the headlines - Counting COVID-19 deaths: We’ve blogged about counting the number of people who have died from related illness
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Public Health England 9h
Extra weight puts extra pressure on your body, making it harder to fight against diseases like cancer, heart disease and now, . Losing weight can help reduce your risk. For help and support, visit:
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Department of Health and Social Care 11h
Today is the 6th consecutive day of temperatures 34C and above 🌡️ Look after yourself and others, drink plenty of water and try to keep out of the sun between 11am - 3pm ☀️ Get advice:
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Department of Health and Social Care 14h
Washing your hands more often remains vitally important to prevent the spread of . If you have been outside, wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds or use hand sanitiser before touching your face or any surfaces. Follow NHS advice ▶️
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Defra Air Quality 17h
Health Advice: Find out the health advice associated with the UK air pollution bands at
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Defra Air Quality 17h
Latest Wed 9am: High air pollution in 2 regions, 2 Moderate, 12 Low. Details at:
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Public Health England 17h
No matter how mild your symptoms may be, if you experience any: ▪️ loss/change in sense of smell ▪️ loss/change in sense of taste ▪️ high temperature ▪️ new, continuous cough You MUST book a test. Book yours now:
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Public Health England Aug 11
Replying to @PHE_uk
Due to technical difficulties we are unable to update the dashboard, but can confirm that: 1,148 new positive cases of coronavirus have been recorded on Tuesday 11 August, giving a total of 312,789. 102 new deaths have been reported across the UK, giving a total of 46,628.
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Department of Health and Social Care Aug 11
To help places like restaurants, pubs and places of worship stay safe, venues will ask you to share a name and phone number. This will allow NHS Test and Trace to notify you if a local outbreak occurs. More info ⬇️
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Public Health England Aug 11
Owing to technical difficulties with data processing, the England and UK deaths data are not expected to be updated today. The data dashboard is available here:
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Public Health England Aug 11
This new animation from looks at why a focus on multiple long-term conditions is important.
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Public Health England Aug 11
There are reports of increasing use of, and harm associated with, gabapentinoids, particularly pregabalin. Find our latest summary of all emerging drug-related health harm here:
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Department of Health and Social Care Aug 11
During hot weather, it is vital to know how to keep cool as it can help save lives. For more advice, visit: ➡️ Watch below for some top tips for staying cool 🔽
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Public Health England Aug 11
Getting healthy isn't about making big changes that don't stick. Little swaps each day can make a real difference and are easier to keep up. Discover ideas to get you started today:
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Department of Health and Social Care Aug 11
Despite the sunny weather, it's crucial that we stay safe outdoors ☀️ To help reduce the spread of , make sure to: ✅ limit contact with people ✅ keep a safe distance from others ✅ wash your hands regularly
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Public Health England Aug 11
Testing is free, quick and vital to stop the spread of . So let's get tested and get back to the things we love. ➡️ |
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Public Health England Aug 10
No matter how mild your symptoms may be, if you experience any: ▪️ loss/change in sense of smell ▪️ loss/change in sense of taste ▪️ high temperature ▪️ new, continuous cough You MUST book a test. Book yours now:
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Public Health England Aug 10
Small changes like swapping sugary drinks for water can make a big difference to your health in the long term. For more tips on , visit:
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NHS England and NHS Improvement Aug 10
The NHS needs more COVID-19 convalescent plasma donors. ➡️Plasma donation is safe, easy and you could save lives. ➡️If you've had coronavirus, you can donate at your nearest donor centre. Find out more at .
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