Wellbeing Forum April 2022 – 每月健康論壇

Wellbeing Forum April 2022 – 每月健康論壇

Event, Zoom
Join us at our Wellbeing forum this coming Tuesday 26th of April, at 11 am. It is a blended event, you can attend at our Chinese Community Centre - Birmingham or on Zoom. Terry Collier will start the forum with exercise. Followed by our guest speaker Jayne Salter-Scott, with the main topic Midlands Metropolitan virtual tour and have your say on day surgery.
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Covid-19 Monthly Update March – 每月疫情更新2022年3月

Covid-19 Monthly Update March – 每月疫情更新2022年3月

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I. Key messages and update Cases on the rise  The number of positive cases has started to rise. This is an inevitable part of increased mixing. Hospitalisations and deaths has not risen at the same rate, and 50% of people testing positive in hospital are there for other reasons. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-60911771 The government set out its "Living with Covid" plan earlier this year. All remaining legal restrictions in England have been removed It means people who test positive for Covid in England are no longer legally required to self-isolate, but they are still advised to stay at home and avoid contact with others for at least five full days Masks are no longer legally required in most public spaces - although they are still required in healthcare settings, such as GP…
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Covid-19 Monthly Update November – 每月疫情更新2021年11月

Covid-19 Monthly Update November – 每月疫情更新2021年11月

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: Latest Covid update In the past week a heavily mutated Covid variant has been identified, rapidly labelled a "variant of concern" by the World Health Organization and named Omicron. Eleven cases of the Omicron variant have been found in the UK so far. It is unclear how big a threat it poses. Health Secretary Sajid Javid said it could be the most infectious variant so far. What we know is Omicron has mutations that theoretically help it to spread more quickly and there is mounting evidence of that happening in South Africa.  The Government's response is to test everyone coming into the UK, isolate all Omicron contacts, ramp up boosting and bring back compulsory face masks in some public places. The government has been focusing on the pressure on…
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Wellbeing Forum October – 每月健康論壇

Activity, Zoom
Join us next week Thursday at our wellbeing forum. During lockdown a lot of public services has changed the way they work. We want to hear from you and your experience. With your feedback it can help improve the service.If you need help to download Zoom, call CCC-B Administrator Chloe Yip on 0121 685 8510. You will need a computer, tablet or smartphone + internet connection.
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WEEKLY UPDATE 29 January 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年1月29日

WEEKLY UPDATE 29 January 2021 – 每周疫情快讯 2021年1月29日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: The roadmap out of lockdown  The Government has announced that it will be publishing its ‘roadmap out of lockdown’ in the week beginning 22nd February – this should include plans for re-opening schools, the economy and society.  As they have already pledged to give headteachers at least 2 weeks notice to help them prepare, the earliest date parents/guardians can expect schools to re-open is 8th March.  This is not definite – it confirms that schools will not reopen before this date.  The easing of restrictions will depend on the vaccination programme, case rates, hospitalisations, Covid-related deaths and other relevant data https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-55828952 II: New travel restrictions Mandatory hotel quarantine  The Government has stated that travellers arriving from high risk countries – South Africa, South America and Portugal – will be…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 11 December 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年12月11日

WEEKLY UPDATE 11 December 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年12月11日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I: Vaccine update I.I Covid-19 vaccinations start to roll out The first Covid-19 vaccine was adminstered this week to 90 year old Margaret Keenan at University Hospital Coventry  https://www.coventrytelegraph.net/news/coventry-news/coventry-hospital-covid-19-vaccine-19417389 I.II Allergic reactions People with a history of strong allergic reactions are advised not to have the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-55244122 At a glance guide to the priority order for vaccination set out by the Government:  Detailed Government information: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-vaccination-why-you-are-being-asked-to-wait/why-you-have-to-wait-for-your-covid-19-vaccine?priority-taxon=774cee22-d896-44c1-a611-e3109cce8eae The Pfizer BioNTech vaccine has been produced in large blocks, can be moved a maximum of 4 times and must be stored below  minus-70°C.  As  care homes cannot provide the storage facilities, the programme has changed so that the first group to receive the vaccination has been older people aged 80+ who are going to hospital as outpatients or who are…
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Wednesday Wellbeing forum November – 週三健康論壇

Wednesday Wellbeing forum November – 週三健康論壇

Activity
At this months Wednesday wellbeing forum there will be a discussion about diabetes from Tony Kelly. We hope to encourage and inspire people to put them in charge of their own health whatever condition people may have, starting with how to ask questions when you're at the GP or hospital.   This zoom meeting will be in English/Cantonese. Call Chloe 0121 685 8510 to book a place, we provide zoom link through email.
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WEEKLY UPDATE 11 SEPTEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年9月11日

WEEKLY UPDATE 11 SEPTEMBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年9月11日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Weekly Update:  11th Sept 2020 Attention! From Tuesday 15th September, people living in Birmingham, Sandwell and Solihull may not make social calls to other people in their homes.  You may still enter people's homes to provide care, and you may still keep support bubbles. Read here Social gatherings of more than six people will be illegal in England from Monday 14th September, as the Government seeks to curb the rise in coronavirus cases. It will apply to gatherings indoors and outdoors – including private homes, as well as parks, pubs and restaurants. The new 6 person maximum restrictions will not apply to schools, workplaces or Covid-secure weddings, funerals and organised team sports. It will be enforced through a £100 fine if people fail to comply, doubling on each offence up…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 7 AUGUST 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年8月7日

WEEKLY UPDATE 7 AUGUST 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年8月7日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Welcome! This week we are continuing our reporting of Covid-19 related latest news and stories.    It is the school summer holiday, there is a concern around children’s mental health and wellbeing. We’re sharing some resources & links to help parents and families.   We are also sharing some useful information taken from last night’s CCC-B Online Group Zoom session with Dr. Justin Varney, Director of Public Health for Birmingham City Council. Covid-19 statistics update: Of the deaths registered in Week 30, 217 mentioned “novel coronavirus (COVID-19)”, the lowest number of deaths involving COVID-19 in the last 18 weeks, accounting for 2.4% of all deaths in England and Wales. As of 9am on 6 August, there have been 17,515,234 tests (either processed or sent out) in the UK. Of these,…
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