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

  • Vaccinating against Covid-19 and flu at same time is safe, study shows
    By Jacqui Wise (Author affiliations) Article from the BMJ website. Administering an influenza vaccine at the same time as a second dose of a covid-19 vaccine produced no safety concerns and preserves the immune response to both …more
  • Covid-19 in Calderdale: An update
    This update is taken from the Calderdale Covid Champions email newsletter and is based on advice and information from local NHS sources. Remember, you can pick up a vaccination at one of Calderdale’s vaccine drop-in centres, …more
  • Over one million invited for COVID booster jabs this week
    Invitations to book a COVID booster jab will be sent to one and a half million people this week as the NHS vaccination programme enters a new phase ahead of winter. Texts allowing people to arrange a top-up through the National …more
  • Government’s plan to manage Covid this winter
    The Prime Minister set out the government’s plan to manage Covid throughout autumn and winter on Tuesday 14 September. Here’s the official statement to go with the plans: Thanks to the phenomenal success of the vaccination …more
  • Calendar of Walk-In Vaccinations in Calderdale 
    The calendar of walk-in vaccination clinics in Calderdale has moved to a new location on the local NHS website. Here’s the new link – Walk-In Vaccinations in Calderdale  Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in …more
  • Booster’ Vaccination Programme Update
    Ministers have accepted expert advice which will see people with severely weakened immune systems offered a third jab before a wider ‘booster’ vaccination programme is launched. Health Secretary Sajid Javid emphasised that the …more
  • New Halifax E-Bike Delivery Service for Self-Isolating
    DeliverHX is an innovative new food delivery service which delivers straight to people’s door for FREE if they are isolating or are at higher risk from COVID-19. The scheme is a great way to support independent businesses …more
  • Calderdale’s Walk-In Vaccination Centres
    In addition to pre-booked vaccination appointments, the NHS in Calderdale also run regular walk-in clinics where you don’t need to book in advance. These clinics subject to demand and deliver vaccinations on a first-come …more
  • Key Coronavirus information and services in Calderdale
    Key Coronavirus information and services in Calderdale and beyond – Calderdale Resources Community testing …more
  • 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
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