COVID update from Cheshire West & Chester Council

Key messages to share with communities

More about the restrictions from 4 January

There are plenty of click-and-collect slots available with local supermarkets, making it easy for people to shop and reducing the risk of contracting COVID-19. Support is available for vulnerable people wanting to access priority shopping slots through the Council’s helpline

The Live Well Cheshire West website advertises support available across Cheshire West and Chester

Guidance on face coverings, including when you should wear them, the exemptions and how you can make your own

Update from Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) on the Vaccination programme, including a set of FAQs

More information about the priority groups for COVID-19 vaccinations

Community champions can easily provide feedback to the Council through an online form. You can use this should you be concerned about anything you see in your communities

There’s a significant increase in the number of people being admitted to hospital with COVID-19. Some people are ignoring the restrictions and continuing to travel when they shouldn’t be. It’s important we all stay home and follow the latest restrictions

Information about clinically vulnerable people and clinically extremely vulnerable people, including the precautions both groups should be taking

The recent Community Champions meeting focused on mental health and well being and the under-noted contact details may be useful:

Employment support is available through the Council’s work zones

A dedicated Council helpline is available for vulnerable groups at higher risk from COVID-19. Call: 0300 123 7031

The Council’s HELP team is available from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday: 0300 123 7065. More information about the HELP team

The CWP mental health helpline will be open over Christmas and New Year. Call: 0800 145 6485

The Number 71 Crisis Café is there to support residents

Self help and support resources from the NHS

Mental wellbeing audio guides from the NHS

Mental health apps from the NHS

Find out about different mental health services on the Live Well website

Platform for Life is a charity offering counselling and play therapy sessions to low income families – parents, young people and children – in Blacon and Lache struggling with mental health issues

Milestone Mums is a peer support group for mums with mental health issues

Motherwell Cheshire CIO is a service provided for women by women, promoting positive health and wellbeing

The Smile Group supports mums who have suffered postnatal depression

Kind to Your Mind website

Information about Every Mind Matters on the NHS website

Details about better health on the NHS website

Keeping up your fitness with Brio Leisure

Young Minds website

Waverton Parish Council
January 4, 2020