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Vaccination - #DoItForCornwall

COVID infection rates are rising steeply in Cornwall. Evidence shows that the new Delta variant spreads more easily than other strains. In addition, symptoms can be like a cold, so many people don’t realise they’re infected.

Cornwall's Public Health team is reminding us all that being vaccinated could save your life and will help to protect other people too.

Anyone in Cornwall over the age of 18 who hasn't yet been vaccinated is invited to drop in to the large vaccination centres at Stithians and Wadebridge showgrounds this Sunday between 10am and 6pm. There's no need to book an appointment.

There's also a drop-in clinic for St Ives on Saturday from 2:30pm to 5pm at the Guildhall but this one does need to be booked in advance. 

We're want to remind people that we are still at Stage 3 of England's roadmap out of lockdown, which means the public health guidance is hands, face, space and fresh air. 

Book your jab

Make rapid testing part of your routine

One of the main ways we can get rates of the virus back down is for us all - residents and visitors alike - to make twice-weekly testing part of our regular 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.
Get your free tests

Info for if you're asked to self-isolate

We've put together a free information pack for anyone who has questions about self-isolating.

The pack explains what you need to do, what support is available, and if and how you may be entitled to apply for financial support.

If you've tested positive yourself, you may receive a call from Cornwall Council's Public Health Test and Tracer review service. It's nothing to worry about. They will just  Download a free information pack on how to self-isolate by hitting the button below.
Download a self-isolation info pack

Business support

Our Business Regulatory Support team holds a Covid: Trading Safely business support webinar on on 1 July.

Find out more and sign up by hitting the button below.
Learn more

Feeling ill? It's your GP first then 111

  • If you need health advice for something not life critical, please call your GP. If you’re in Cornwall on holiday, call your own GP, not the one closest to where you’re staying.
  • If you need urgent health advice when your GP surgery is shut, and if it can’t wait, call 111 or visit Trained health advisors can help, and may recommend you visit a minor injury unit, urgent care centre, a pharmacist, or arrange a call with a clinician.
  • Call 111 for minor injuries like broken bones, sprains, strains, insect bites, burns, and deep cuts. Please do not head to a minor injury unit without calling 111 first. This is to help control the numbers of people inside the units to keep everyone safe, and maintain social distancing.
  • If you have a life-threatening condition such as a heart attack, breathing difficulties, a stroke, severe loss of blood or are unconscious, please call 999.
  • Please do not head go to our emergency departments unless you need help for something that is urgent and life-threatening care.

Pharmacists can provide advice and treatment for minor ailments including hayfever, insect bites, water infections, sticky red eyes, and sunburn.

Watch the NHS 111 video

Have you had both jabs yet?

Have you been fully vaccinated against Covid yet? Please click the statement below that best describes you. It is anonymous.  

‼️🧪  Yes, I've had both jabs.

‼️🧪  I've had one jab and my second is booked.

‼️🧪  I've had one jab but I'm not planning to have my second.

‼️🧪  I've no plans to have any vaccinations against Covid

If you're not planning to be vaccinated, we'd really like to understsand why. Please hit the button below to tell us. Your answer will be anonymised.
Tell us why you don't want the jab

We're seeking parent feedback

Parents, please help us if you can.

As part of the National Childhood Measurement Programme (NCMP), we've been taking children in Cornwall's measurements just before they start school and again just before they move up to secondary school.

We're seeking your insights and feedback based upon your experience of this service so that we can improve it.
Can you spare us 10 minutes of your time to complete a simple survey?  You'd be making a valuable contribution to improving the service and the survey is completely anonymous.


EU citizens - protect your rights

⏰ If you’re an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen and haven’t applied to the EU Settlement Scheme you need to do so now. There are just 10 days to go. ⏰ 

Make sure you apply before the scheme finishes on 30 June 2021.


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