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Coronavirus – Testing

If you have symptoms and think that you may have Coronavirus you can either request a test on the GOV.UK website, or call 119 to arrange for a test kit to be sent to you.

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Advice for parents during COVID-19: what to do if your child is unwell or injured

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) has produced a useful poster for parents and carers advising what to do if a child is unwell or injured during the COVID-19 outbreak. Download a printable version of the poster

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Community Hubs offering support during COVID-19 outbreak

Hubs have been set up in each district of Lancashire to help support the people who need it most during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Need a sick note for COVID-19? Here’s what you need to do

People unable to work for more than seven days because of COVID-19 can obtain an isolation note through a new online service. Isolation notes will provide employees with evidence for their employers that they have been advised to self-isolate due

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Guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from COVID-19 Published 21 March 2020

What do we mean by extremely vulnerable? People falling into this extremely vulnerable group include: Solid organ transplant recipients People with specific cancers: people with cancer who are undergoing active chemotherapy or radical radiotherapy for lung cancer people with cancers

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Coronavirus (Covid-19) Latest Advice – 17th March 2020

If you live alone and have a high temperature or a new and continuous cough, you should self-isolate for seven days If you live in a household with others and have a high temperature or a new and continuous cough,

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Funding appeal for Whitegate Drive defibrillator

People living in Blackpool are being asked to donate funds to help buy a piece of life-saving equipment. Staff at the Blackpool Urgent Treatment Centre are raising money for a community defibrillator to be put in a busy and under-resourced

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Supply of Medication after a possible No Deal Brexit

https://www.england.nhs.uk/eu-exit/medicines/medicines-faq/

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Big White Wall: Free online mental health resource available to everyone on the Fylde Coast

A free mental health resource for people living with depression and other conditions is now available across the whole of Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre. Big White Wall, which is available at www.bigwhitewall.com, provides a clinically safe and anonymous online community providing

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Survey shows people on Fylde Coast have ‘good’ experience of GP practice

People living on the Fylde Coast have reported a ‘good’ experience of their GP surgery in an annual survey. Of the 4,346 people who responded to the annual GP Patient Survey, about 85 per cent said they were happy with

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