The government has published the ‘COVID-19 Response – Autumn and Winter Plan 2021’ setting out plans for autumn and winter 2021/22 in England. Click Here
Cabinet Office COVID-19 Stakeholder and Influencer Toolkit Click Here
The Week beginning 4th October Key messages were:
A new mental health campaign, Every Mind Matters, can help people look after their wellbeing. World Mental Health Day takes place this Sunday, 10 October.
International travel rules have changed to a simpler system.
Ventilation is a key way to reduce the spread of COVID-19
Please get in touch with the Cabinet Office if you need more information, with questions or comments, via
For Hertfordshire NHS COVID vaccination webpage Click Here
CIC Updates – CDA Herts sends out the Updates regularly to our Rural Covid-19 Information Champions (CICs). The Updates contain new information sent to us from Hertfordshire County Council Public Health Dept.
The information mainly gives advice and guidance on:
Staying Safe. Stopping the spread of infection. The Vaccination Programme. Rapid testing. What to do if you have symptoms
General Health & Wellbeing information and resources
How to get assistance through Herts Help Click Here
There are also more links to other sources of important information below
Click on the links below for this week’s Walk In Vaccination Clinic Resources
Click Here (Powerpoint download)
For Information on Vaccinations In Your Area Click Here
For the Viewpoint Men’s Community Health Support Health PPT Click Here
Anti Vax & Anti Mask Fly Posting – Potential Harm Warning
Click Here for a powerpoint detailing the recent emergence nationally of Anti Vaccination & Anti Mask Fly Posting campaign containing razor blades.
The slides also give details of the correct people to contact within each Local Authority in Herts in order to get such materials and potentially harmful posters removed safely.
Latest NHS Guidance Posters for displaying in public buildings, work places and other areas – right click on the images to save or copy.
To book a guaranteed vaccination appointment with the National Booking Service Click Here or ring 119
For a Govt checklist to help and protect you from false information online Click Here
For a short video from a young Herts Resident about Needle Phobia Click Here
For more resources about anxiety and needle phobia Click Here
HCC has launched a Residents’ Covid related feedback survey Click Here
For details of infection rates on the HCC website Click Here
To visit Hertfordshire’s NHS COVID vaccination webpage Click Here
For Covid Vaccination Walk-In Clinic times Click Here
To book or manage your Covid Vaccination Click Here
To get a free PCR Test to check if you have the Coronavirus Click Here
For Rapid Test information Click Here
To help put people’s minds at ease about the vaccine in relation to fertility, pregnancy and breastfeeding, a panel of experts got together to answer questions from the public. The video is being shared via social media and can be viewed by Clicking Here
For Posters with key Covid Health Information in the following languages:
1. Arabic Click Here
2. Urdu Click Here
3. Polish Click Here
4. Italian Click Here
5. Turkish Click Here
6. Romanian Click Here
7. Portuguese Click Here
For the ‘Keep Playing Your Part supporting local businesses’ Campaign Posters Click Here
Click Here for the Rapid Test Selfie Campaign sheet
Click Here for the HCC What Will You Be Doing Campaign Leaflet #WWYBD
Hate crime reporting – Hate crimes include assaults, threats or acts of vandalism, or any other crime committed against someone because of their disability, race, religion, transgender identity or sexual orientation and the impact can be devastating.
You can report hate crime online Click Here or speak to a Force operator via the online web chat Click Here You can call the non-emergency number 101 or in an emergency dial 999. You can also report at True Vision a national Police funded website Click Here
Gypsy Roma, Travellers and Showpeople
New COVID-19 video specially made by a Romany journalist for the Gypsy, Roma, Traveller and Showmen community by film maker @bowers_jake to raise awareness among the Gypsy, Roma, Traveller and Showpeople community about #Covid19, talking about the impact of the virus, and asking safety and religious questions about the vaccine. Please share widely youtube.com/watch?v=D4-S7x…
Click Here for AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine Public Health England Guidance
Vaccination Programme – There is information available about the vaccination programme, including resources for adults with learning disabilities and resources in different languages and formats Click Here
Videos have been created by some of Hertfordshire’s Covid Information Champions in different languages about the coronavirus vaccine Click Here
Arabic leaflet and video links
‘What to expect after your COVID-19 vaccination’ leaflet in Arabic Click Here
COVID-19 vaccine information video in Arabic Click Here
Urdu leaflet and video links
‘What to expect after your COVID-19 vaccination’ leaflet in Urdu Click Here
COVID-19 vaccine information video in Urdu Click Here