A number of Derbyshire residents have reported receiving a scam text message inviting them to apply for Covid-19 passports. The NHS vaccine pass, which is free, can be used to prove you're vaccinated against coronavirus before attending events or when travelling abroad. It appears scammers are already trying to use this scheme as part of a bid to trick people out of cash. Fake emails on the Covid-19... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 15:23 by Sara Atkinson
- Guidance for councils and LRFs during the coronavirus outbreak: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-guidance-for-local-government
- Latest information on coronavirus: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus
- Coronavirus communication materials:
- FAQ from the Cabinet Office: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 08 Jun 2021 14:26 by Sara Atkinson
If you don't have coronavirus symptoms but want a test, click on the link below to find your nearest community testing centre:-
Posted: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 11:25 by Sara Atkinson
North East Derbyshire residents are being asked to come for a coronavirus test as part of the county council's targeted community testing programme. Our testing centre is at the Clay Cross Social Centre on Market Street, Clay Cross, S45 9JE and is open every day from 9am to 7pm.
One in three people who have the virus don't have any symptoms, so everyone is invited to come along and get a test to protect... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 17 Feb 2021 14:51 by Sara Atkinson
Get Covid Facts not Covid Fiction
Derbyshire County Council is launching a new campaign aiming to help people get the facts about coronavirus.
There's lots of misleading information circulating on social media and in the news, leading people to wonder what is true and what is not.
The new campaign 'Covid 19. Get the Facts' provides trusted, professionally sourced information about some of the main issues... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 Feb 2021 13:55 by Sara Atkinson
As of 7 January 2021, Action Fraud had received 57 reports from members of the public who have been sent text messages claiming to be from the NHS, offering them the opportunity to sign up for coronavirus vaccinations. The texts ask the recipient to click on a link which takes them to an online form where they are prompted to input personal and financial details. In some cases the online form has looked... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 11:57 by Sara Atkinson
A letter from Councillor Alex Dale, Leader of North East Derbyshire District Council
Posted: Fri, 08 Jan 2021 12:44 by Sara Atkinson
I'm sure you will have heard by now, that the whole of Derbyshire has been placed in the top level of Covid restrictions (Tier 3 - Very High Alert).
On Wednesday, I joined all other Derbyshire Council Leaders in urging the Prime Minister to put the impact on our fragile hospitality sector at the core of Government's thinking over the tiering system and to ask for Derbyshire to be placed in Tier... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 12:15 by Sara Atkinson
MESSAGE TO CHESTERFIELD AND NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE RESIDENTS FROM DERBYSHIRE’S PUBLIC HEALTH DIRECTOR
Hello, I'm Dean Wallace, Director of Public Health for Derbyshire.
It's my job to protect the health of Derbyshire people and a huge part of mine, and my team's work, is to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in our communities.
Despite all of our best efforts in sticking to the rules and doing the right thing, confirmed cases continue to rise across the county as they are nationally.
The Boroughs... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 19 Oct 2020 10:45 by Sara Atkinson
Welcome to my monthly Parish Update.
Could I start by thanking all of you, for your continued hard work within our communities during the ongoing Coronavirus crisis.
You will be aware that COVID-19 cases are increasing in Derbyshire alongside the national trend. Whilst the numbers of cases are not as great as those areas currently in local lockdown, we are seeing a sharp and continued increase... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 06 Oct 2020 13:50 by Sara Atkinson