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Please send all coronavirus related enquiries or issues to Cornwall Council’s dedicated email address covid19@cornwall.gov.uk.

Let's do it for Cornwall

Anyone over the age of 18 is now eligible to book a vaccine. Having the vaccine means we’re protected, so are our loved ones, communities and the NHS.

Book your vaccine now by hitting the button below. #DoItForCornwall
Book your jab

Make rapid testing part of your routine

We're urging Cornwall residents and visitors alike to make twice-weekly Covid testing a regularly part of their routine.

You can pick up free tests from local testing sites and pharmacies, or order online. Get your free lateral flow tests and more information by hitting the button below.

How often are you currently testing? Please click the statement below that best describes you.  

‼️🧪  I test twice a week - it's part of my routine.

‼️🧪  I test every now and then if I think I may have been exposed .

‼️🧪  I've tested a couple of times.

‼️🧪  I never test.
 
Get your free tests

Sign up to text message scam alerts

Cornwall's trading standards officers are warning us all - no matter our age or background - to be on our guard against scammers.

Research by Citizens Advice shows that fraudsters have targeted more than two thirds of British adults - that's 36 million people - since January alone, as they try to cash in on the pandemic by exploiting the pressures it's put us under.

The scams are mostly fake 'get rich quick” investment schemes or fraudsters pretending to be your bank to get you to transfer money or personal details. 

Cornwall Council's Trading Standards team is offering a scam alert text service.  Sign up below and we'll send you text alerts about current scams targeting Cornwall residents.

Sign me up to scam alerts

#BackTheFuture: Crowdfunder's Cornwall Climate Challenge

Are you ready to win a share of £30,000 of funding for your climate change project? 

Do you have an idea or project that will help to tackle climate change or know of a group or organisation that does?

If the project would benefit from a share of £30,000 extra funding, then let us know because Cornwall Council has agreed to match fund up to 10 projects via Crowdfunder.

We want to hear from individuals, groups and organisations who are tackling Cornwall's climate emergency head-on and inspiring others in their endeavour to do so!
 
Tell us your #BackTheFuture idea today

Worried about mental health?

The pandemic has put all sorts of unexpected pressures on us over a prolonged period and many of us have been finding that our mental health has suffered as never before.

If this is you, or someone you know, then it's worth considering making a plan for if times get really tough. A Mental Health Safety Plan is a preventative tool designed to support us when we are struggling. 

Safety plans are best created when we're not in crisis but actually feeling pretty okay, as it's harder to think clearly when you're really low or  overwhelmed.

Think of a safety plan as a ‘mental health first-aid kit’. It includes different things that will help you through a crisis.

Find out more about mental health safety plans

Time to comment on plans to regenerate Pydar

🏘️ You can now view and comment on revised plans for the regeneration of the run-down Pydar area of Truro.

Take a look here: >> https://bit.ly/2UcsEDY

Recycling centres stay open later

♻️ Most of Cornwall’s household waste and recycling centres are staying open until 6pm on Wednesdays as part of a trial we're doing. ♻️

More details about the extended opening hours trial: >> bit.ly/3fg1ClI

Business Support 

Our Business Regulatory Support team will still be holding a number of business support webinars in the coming weeks Sign up on the below links:
  
22 June: Back to Business: Guidance reality check >> https://bit.ly/2R0ihS1
1 July: Covid Trading Safely - Public Health update >> https://bit.ly/3t0Ev3q
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