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Health bosses in North East Lincolnshire are urging the public to be aware of COVID symptoms and arrange a test as infection rates increase again

Local doctors are seeing a lot of patients, especially young people, with respiratory and cold-like symptoms who go on to test positive for COVID-19. Geoff Barnes, Acting Director of Public Health in North East Lincolnshire, urged people showing COVID and other related symptoms to arrange a PCR test and self-isolate to avoid spreading the illness,…

3 years ago | Health and wellbeing

Share your experiences of community pharmacies

Residents in the area are being asked to share their experiences of local community pharmacy services. North East Lincolnshire Council is asking residents to tell them about pharmacy services in their area as part of a pharmaceutical needs assessment used by the NHS. The assessment aims to understand what pharmacy services are available in our…

3 years ago | Health and wellbeing

Blue lights shine on the Town Hall & Minster this weekend

Grimsby’s iconic Minster and Town Hall will be turned blue this weekend to celebrate the incredible work of our NHS staff, as well as all key workers and others in our communities who have helped us through this challenging year. The blue lights are also an opportunity to remember those who have lost their lives…

3 years ago | COVID-19
A photo of Grimsby Minster lit up blue

Organisations sought to run children’s holiday activities

A programme of activities is being designed to help take the pressure off of parents during school holidays and help to improve the health and wellbeing of vulnerable children. Local activity providers being sought to host free activities for school-age children, with funding available to sponsor sessions.   The Department for Education’s Holiday Activities and…

3 years ago | Children and families

Grant Secured to Protect Leisure Services

North East Lincolnshire Council and Lincs Inspire work together to secure grant for public leisure services. LEISURE services in North East Lincolnshire have secured a financial lifeline, following a joint bid by North East Lincolnshire Council and Lincs Inspire Limited, which successfully secured £397,000 of Government public leisure grant funding. Over 250 local authorities across…

3 years ago | Health and wellbeing