Coronavirus News & Support

Calderdale Council are a key provider of support during the Coronavirus pandemic for residents of Calderdale. Visit their website for lots of advice across a wide range of services. Or call them on 01422 392890 for volunteer support or any form of adult social care.

Latest Coronavirus News and Info

  • Calderdale’s Covid-19 Testing, Vaccination & Support
    Here’s a useful guide to the current Coronavirus support and info available in Calderdale, including testing and vaccination opportunities. TESTING: Community Coronavirus testing in Calderdale: …more
  • New research reveals challenges faced by older people during pandemic
    A new report launched today by The University of Manchester’s Institute for Collaborative Research on Ageing (MICRA) has revealed the challenged faced during the coronavirus pandemic by people aged 50 and over, especially those …more
  • Latest Government Guidance on Care Home Visits
    Summary – 19 July 2021 This summary guidance applies to residential care homes. As part of the roadmap out of lockdown – guided by data on the prevalence and transmission of COVID-19 – we want to enable care home residents …more
  • Government Info: Lifting Covid-19 restrictions on 19 July
    Read the full guidance here | Read the advice for clinically extremely vulnerable people Most legal restrictions to control COVID-19 will be lifted in England on 19 July 2021. The government confirmed the following details on …more
  • Vaccines Effective In Helping At Risk Groups
    There’s reassuring news that vaccines are helping keep people from at risk groups safe from serious illness and death from Covid-19. Those used in the UK as effective at preventing symptomatic disease in the majority of …more
  • Calderdale Vaccine Drop-In Clinics
    In addition to pre-booked appointment sessions, the NHS are also running regular walk-in vaccination clinics throughout Calderdale where you do not need to book in advance. They hold these clinics subject to demand and deliver …more
  • Calderdale’s Drop-In Vaccination Clinics
    In addition to pre-booked appointment sessions, the NHS in Calderdale are also running regular walk-in vaccination clinics where you do not need to book in advance. They hold these clinics subject to demand and deliver …more
  • Calderdale’s Drop-In Vaccine Clinics
    In addition to pre-booked appointment sessions, the NHS in Calderdale are also running regular walk-in vaccination clinics where you do not need to book in advance. They hold these clinics subject to demand and deliver …more
  • Reminder: Current Covid-19 Restrictions In Full
      England remains in Step 3 The government has announced a 4-week pause at Step 3. Step 3 restrictions remain in place, and you should follow the guidance on this page, which explains what you can and cannot do. It is …more
  • Council Covid-19 Update: Get Tested!
    Calderdale council have released the following information: There are increasing Covid-19 case rates in Calderdale and rates have increased significantly in some parts of North Halifax over the last week. Illingworth & …more
  • Coronavirus Restrictions: Care home visits from 21 June
    Whilst the Government’s road-map to end Coronavirus restrictions may have been delayed, there are a few things that do change on 21 June, including the following: Care home visits from 21 June From 21 June some changes will …more
  • Video: How to do a COVID-19 rapid test at home
    Find out how to do a COVID-19 rapid test at home for yourself (or someone else) and report the results. Rapid tests are only for people who do not have symptoms of COVID-19. Video: how to do a rapid test at home There’s separate …more
  • Official figures “underestimate” deaths caused by discharging patients into care homes
    The BMJ is reporting that the UK government has admitted that its policy during the early stages of the covid-19 pandemic to have patients moved from hospitals to care homes may have directly led to subsequent deaths. …more
  • Council Support If You Are Self-Isolating In Calderdale
    As additional COVID-19 testing and enhanced contact tracing get underway in Calderdale, the Council is reminding people that support is available if they need to self-isolate. One of five big things we can all do to protect …more
  • Piece Hall Walk-In Vaccinations 18-20 June
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  • Coronavirus Restrictions – Quick Guide To Latest Guidance
    The most recent phase of easing restrictions began on 17 May. Here’s a quick guide to the main points: The general advice is to carry on working from home if you can, keep the precautions, and if you develop symptoms, …more
  • Reassuring News Of Vaccine Effectiveness Against Indian Variant
    A new study by PHE shows for the first time that 2 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective against the B.1.617.2 variant first identified in India. Vaccine effectiveness against symptomatic disease from the B.1.617.2 …more
  • Surge Testing – A Guide To Why, When & Where
    What surge testing is Surge testing is increased testing (including door-to-door testing in some areas) and enhanced contact tracing in specific locations in England. It involves testing of people who do not have any symptoms of …more
  • Report: ONS Looks At Impact of Pandemic On Older Emplyment
    While the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been greatest for younger workers, older workers aged 50 years and over have been affected to a greater extent than those in the middle age groups. In December 2020 to …more
  • Mental Health Awareness Week – New Report On Adult Depression
    Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 10 to 16 May 2021. Here’s a new Office For National Statistics (ONS) report looking at Coronavirus and depression in adults, Great Britain: January to March 2021. It includes …more
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