Volunteer Recruitment – 志願者招募週

Volunteer Recruitment – 志願者招募週

Event
We will be starting Volunteer Recruitment Week on Tuesday 24th till Tuesday 31st May. Our Winter Spring project aims to reduce isolation and loneliness among older Chinese people by encouraging them to take part in events and activities in the community. You will play a key role by making regular ‘keep in touch’ calls and helping to organise social activities. If you have time to give and enjoy the company of older people, please get in touch to find out about the project and volunteering opportunities. Call or leave a message with Winter Spring Support Worker Maggie Lok on 07529 149216 Thank you!
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Wellbeing Forum January 2022 – 健康論壇

Wellbeing Forum January 2022 – 健康論壇

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Next week at our wellbeing forum, Covid-19 update with Birmingham Public Health. Please join us next week on Thursday 27th January 2022.   Director of Public Health Birmingham Dr Justin Varney will give us the latest on: •Omicron, Delta and any new variants •The numbers: cases, hospitalisations, deaths •Isolation - infected or a close contact - what are the rules now? •Vaccination programme including booster jabs •School children, pregnancy •Predictions for the future   Pre-booking is required. The Zoom link will only be sent to people who have registered to attend. The presentation will be delivered in English with Cantonese and Mandarin interpreters. 一月健康論壇 2022 年 1 月 27 日星期四。主題:伯明翰公共衛生部新冠疫情更新。 伯明翰公共衛生部總監 Justin Varney 博士將為我們提供以下最新信息: 奧密克戎Omicron,德爾塔Delta 和其他新冠變種 疫情統計:病例,住院人數,死亡人數 隔離規定 – 新冠感染者或密切接觸者 - 現在有什麼規則? 疫苗接種計劃,包括加強針 學童,孕婦 對未來疫情的預測 參加需要提前預訂,Zoom 鏈接會發送給已報名的人士。 健康論壇將以英語進行,並配有粵語和普通話翻譯。
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Covid-19 News Flash 新冠疫情新闻快讯10.12.21

Covid-19 News Flash 新冠疫情新闻快讯10.12.21

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Move to Covid-19 Plan B The Prime Minister has now confirmed that England is moving to Plan B following the rapid spread of the Omicron variant in the UK. To protect us, a new set of restrictions has been introduced. 1. Face coverings Face coverings are now required: In most public indoor venues unless you are eating, drinking (hospitality) or exercising (gyms) On public transport Face coverings are recommended: In outside spaces that are crowded   2. Work from home   3. NHS COVID-19 Pass and Testing From 15 December, you will need a negative rapid test (LFD test) or proof of full vaccination via the NHS COVID-19 App in the following settings: All nightclubs Indoors with 500+ people (e.g. music venues/ large receptions) Outdoors with 4,000+ people (e.g. outdoor…
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COVID-19 Booklet 2021

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
We've updated our Covid booklet to include information on testing and vaccination which weren't available to the public when we wrote the original version. As a virus, Covid-19 will mutate so we have kept the information in the booklet as broad as possible. If you know anybody who needs a hard copy because they don't have internet access, please call Chloe on 0121 685 8510 - let Chloe know whether they need Traditional or Simplified Chinese.   Covid-19 Booklet 2021 below in English, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese. Scroll to view more. [ngg src="galleries" ids="35" display="basic_imagebrowser"] [ngg src="galleries" ids="36" display="basic_imagebrowser"] [ngg src="galleries" ids="37" display="basic_imagebrowser"]
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Covid-19 Monthly Update August – 每月疫情更新2021年8月

Covid-19 Monthly Update August – 每月疫情更新2021年8月

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates
I: Roadmap From 16th August, further restrictions on self-isolation and school students have been lifted. The Government’s latest strategy and focus on Covid are: Reinforce the country’s vaccine wall of defence through booster jabs and driving take up Enable the public to make informed decisions through guidance, rather than laws Retain proportionate test, trace and isolate plans in line with international comparators Retain contingency measures to respond to unexpected events, while accepting that further cases, hospitalisations and deaths will occur as the country learns to live with COVID 19   Changes to close contact self-isolation policy From 16 August 2021, Double-jabbed individuals and under 18s who are identified as close contacts will be exempt from the requirement to self isolate, but NHS Test and Trace advise the person who is…
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Covid-19 Monthly Update July – 每月疫情更新2021年7月

Covid-19 Monthly Update July – 每月疫情更新2021年7月

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
I. Current situation On 19 July The Government has lifted the remaining Covid restrictions, social distancing, events and gatherings and travel in England.  Birmingham is one of the areas with high numbers of Indian/Delta variant cases There are 12 areas of England where the Delta variant is spreading quickly. Birmingham is on the list. The government says if you live in one of these areas you should read local Covid-19 information and advice. The Government remind residents to follow hands, face and space rules: washing hands regularly with soap and water for 20 seconds, and use sanitiser wear a face covering in busy places meet friends and family outside keep 2m (6ft) apart from people you don't live with II. Difference between NHS Covid-19 app and NHS app  The NHS COVID-19 app is the…
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Online Workshop – 欢迎注册参加在线研讨会

Online Workshop – 欢迎注册参加在线研讨会

Activity
According to reports and since the epidemic, hate crime has surged. Join our online webinars to help raise awareness. Dealing with the effects of hate crime on mental health and wellbeing. Delivery in English: Friday 12th March, 6pm - 8pm Delivery in Cantonese: Saturday 20th March, 10am - 12 noon Delivery in Mandarin: Monday 22nd March,6pm - 8pm To register for one of the sessions visit: www.tinyurl.com/COVIDhatecrime    (in English and Chinese) Dealing with loneliness and isolation during and after the COVID-19 pandemic. Delivery in English:Thursday11th March,6pm - 8pm Delivery in Cantonese:Tuesday 16th March,10am - 12 noon Delivery in Mandarin:Saturday 13th March,11am - 1pm   To register for one of the sessions visit: www.tinyurl.com/COVIDloneliness      (in English and Chinese) Sessions will be delivered in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.  据报道,疫情以来,全球多个国家歧视性/仇恨犯罪事件激增,包括对华人的歧视性仇恨事件,需要大家予以关注,提升认识和保护意识,不仅是为了自己,更是为了我们的年轻人和孩子们,敬请大家关注下面的消息! 请散发以下工作坊: 欢迎注册参加在线研讨会:处理和应对仇恨犯罪对身体和心理健康的影响英语讲座:3月12日,星期五,下午6点-晚上8点广东话讲座:3月20日,星期六,上午10点至中午12点普通话讲座:3月22日,星期一,下午6点至晚上8点请在以下网站注册报名:www.tinyurl.com/COVIDhatecrime(中英文) 欢迎注册参加在线研讨会:应对COVID-19疫情期间和之后的孤独与孤立英语讲座:3月11日星期四,下午6:00-晚上8:00粤语讲座:3月16日,星期二,上午10点至中午12点普通话讲座:3月13日,星期六,上午11点至下午1点请在以下网站注册报名:www.tinyurl.com/COVIDloneliness(中英文)
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WEEKLY UPDATE 30 OCTOBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年10月30日

WEEKLY UPDATE 30 OCTOBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年10月30日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
How does the new Alert System work? An area is put into Tier 2 High Alert when ‘case rates’ go above 100. If Tier 2 measures fail to bring case rates below 100, the area is put up to Tier 3 Very High Alert level. It is important to be aware that case rates are not the same as the actual rates. The actual rates are the number of positive tests; case rates are scaled up to show the estimated figure per 100,000 population.   The graph below shows what this looks like in Sandwell 18th -24th October - we have used this as we don’t have information in this format for Birmingham.  The graph is published by Sandwell Director of Public Health.  While actual cases are not as alarming…
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WEEKLY UPDATE 23 OCTOBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年10月23日

WEEKLY UPDATE 23 OCTOBER 2020 – 每周疫情快讯 2020年10月23日

Coronavirus COVID-19 Updates, News
Jobs & Business Support I: Job Support Scheme The new Job Support Scheme which replaces the Furlough Scheme on 1.11.2020 has been adjusted to give more help to businesses that employ staff. IA: Job Support Scheme Open - for businesses operating at reduced capacity IB: Job Support Scheme Closed - for businesses required to close  IC: Job Retention Bonus continues  One-off bonus £1k for each employee retained under the Job Support Scheme.  II: Self-employed grants  2 x  taxable grants based on 40% profits capped at £3,750 - covering start of November- end of January, and February-end of April. III: Business grants  Targeting hospitality, hotels/BBs and leisure industries. Grants between £934-£2,100 based on rateable value for each month in Tier 2. These grants can be backdated to August.  Tier 2 -…
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