Covid- 19 Pandemic – Help and Advice.
The Government advice is as follows:
From 19 July – England has moved to Step 4 of the roadmap. Everyone should be cautious while managing the risks as cases of COVID-19 remain high. Find out what you should do to protect yourself and others.
Fully vaccinated people returning to England from most amber list countries will not need to quarantine.
From 16 August – If you’re fully vaccinated or under 18, you will not need to self-isolate following close contact with someone who has COVID-19. You will still need to take a PCR test and self-isolate if it’s positive.
The Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk and Norfolk County Council websites are both comprehensive resources for up to date Government Advice as well as where to go for help and support
If you are in need of local assistance for shopping Helping Hands are available: The contacts are:-
Jan Wilison 01553 630129
Val Waterfield 01485 600175
Who can get the COVID-19 vaccine
The NHS is currently offering the COVID-19 vaccine to anyone aged 12+. If you are in those age categories and have not yet been offered an appointment, you should contact the NHS national booking service:
- Online – nhs.uk/covid-vaccination
- By Phone – call 119 (free), between 7am and 11pm seven days a week
Queen Elizabeth Hospital
The hospital remains open to treat all emergencies, but you should not go to QEH unless it is absolutely necessary. If you have questions about your care at QEH please contact the hotline 01553 214545. Operational 9am-3pm Monday to Friday. Visitors are severely restricted, please check first http://www.qehkl.nhs.uk/