The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Sajid Javid, has set out the next steps for living with COVID-19.
This includes information on access to free testing, contingency plans, guidance and funding.
Liz Morgan, Director of Public Health at Northumberland County Council, said: “We are still in the middle of a pandemic and we’re still seeing very high numbers of cases in our communities, largely amongst younger age groups, many of whom are unvaccinated either because they’re too young to have it or because they’ve only recently been offered it.Find out more
Director of Public Health Liz Morgan said: “The more cautious we are and the slower we return to pre-covid behaviours, the more likely we are to minimise the peak and keep our businesses, services and economy running. So we all have a part to play in making this work and keeping our communities safe.”Find out more
Residents without symptoms of Covid-19 can access rapid lateral flow tests (LFDs) for themselves and their families to use at home twice a week, in line with government guidance. Here are details of the collection dates and times.Find out more