Wrightington Parish Council
For the latest information and guidance please visit gov.uk/coronavirus
The government has released updated guidelines related to the coronavirus. As ever, it is important to use official government advice to inform any actions or decisions, given the prevalence of unreliable news sources. On 11 May, the government released Our plan to rebuild: the UK Government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy — this gives more detail of the new government guidelines that come into effect from 13 May.
Updates from Public Health England
Ramadan At Home - Messaging and materials to support staying at home during Ramadan.
Stay Home for your Family – New BAME materials to encourage the public to Stay home for your family. Don‘t put their lives in danger.
Young BAME social – Anyone can catch it, Anyone can spread it social assets for younger people and BAME communities.
Every Mind Matters – Translations of the new Now more than ever mental health “10 top tips” Twitter and Facebook assets are now available in Polish, Russian, Punjabi, Urdu, Bengali, Gujarati, Romanian, Roma and Somali.
Social Care Recruitment - A national recruitment campaign by the Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC) building on the existing “Every Day Makes a Difference” campaign, ‘Care for others. Make a difference’ has a new strapline We need you now. They need you always. Advertising will run across national broadcast and online TV, radio, social media and online and will continue to signpost to www.everydayisdifferent.com where applicants can go on to search for jobs.
In addition to the recruitment strand, DHSC are launching a social media film to recognise the hard work of the existing workforce. Social media users are being asked to show their appreciation by sharing the campaign film, or pictures of their own family members and their care workers, using the hashtag #CareForOthers #MakeADifference and #ThankyouCareWorkers. The ‘Thank You’ project encourages people to film their own personal thank you video, especially if their loved ones have been supported by care workers.
Challenge disinformation: PHE Whatsapp Coronavirus Information Service - Get official advice, information and daily updates about coronavirus directly from Government and trusted sources please share this widely through your networks. To get started simply:
- Save 07860 064422 to your phone contacts
- And text the word ‘hi’ in a WhatsApp message to the number.
- COVID-19: guidance for the public on mental health and wellbeing
- Lancashire County Council Coronavirus page
- COVID-19 Parent Guide
- COVID-19 West Lancs Core Brief
- Coronavirus Public Information Poster
- Coronavirus Stay At Home Poster
- Helping West Lancashire Poster (image)
- Full guidance on staying at home and away from others
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