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🔵 Get vaccinated 🟡 Get boosted ⚪ Get protected Vaccines boost our immunity and protect us from dangerous viruses like flu and #COVID19. Find out if you're eligible: nhs.uk/wintervaccinations #GetBoosted
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Department of Health and Social Care retweeted
Prime Minister @BorisJohnson met staff and volunteers at a vaccination centre in west London. More than 5 million booster doses have been administered across the UK – make sure you get yours when called to do so. Get vaccinated. Get boosted. Get protected. #GetBoosted
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If you're pregnant, boost your immunity this winter by getting the flu vaccination. It's recommended that you have the flu jab to protect both you and your baby, whatever stage of pregnancy you're at 🤰 Find out more: nhs.uk/wintervaccinations #GetBoosted
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From Sunday, if you are fully vaccinated and travelling to England from a non-red list country, you can take a lateral flow test rather than a PCR test on Day 2. Anyone who tests positive will need to self-isolate and take a confirmatory PCR test. Details 🔻
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Department of Health and Social Care retweeted
It’s essential to protect yourself and others against both flu and #COVID19 this winter. Get vaccinated. Get boosted. Get protected. Find out more: nhs.uk/wintervaccinations
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One in eight women will develop breast cancer in their lifetime. This #WearItPink day Minister @mariacaulfield is calling on women up and down the country to learn the tell-tale signs of breast cancer. @BreastCancerNow | #BreastCancerAwarenessMonth Watch 👇
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This October half term, booking the COVID-19 vaccine is even easier for 12 to 15-year-olds. Parents and guardians of children can book the vaccine online, with appointments available as soon as tomorrow. nhs.uk/conditions/coronaviru…
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#COVID19 VACCINE UPDATE: Daily figures on the total number of COVID-19 vaccine doses that have been given in the UK. As of 22 October, 95,090,089 COVID-19 vaccine doses have been given in the UK. Visit the @UKHSA dashboard for more info: ▶️ coronavirus.data.gov.uk/deta…
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"Get yourself protected, protect your friends, protect your family." Deputy Chief Medical Officer Jonathan Van-Tam visited @bostonunited to talk about the importance of getting the #COVID19 vaccination.
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You don’t need to spend hours mastering a talent to do something amazing. Just an hour of your time could help save up to three lives. #ThisIsAmazing Learn more ▶️ blood.co.uk #GiveBlood
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Delighted to help @DHSCgovuk mark #BlackHistoryMonth by celebrating all the incredible black professionals and volunteers working across health and care. Our diversity is truly our strength.
This #BlackHistoryMonth, we're celebrating the many contributions of Black health and care professionals and volunteers who worked on the #COVID19 pandemic response. We are continuing to share stories from these inspiring individuals who are #TransformingToday. Watch Part 2 👇
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The booster campaign is well underway – a record day of bookings this week and more than 4 million jabs given and counting. This new vital campaign has a simple message, but the impact will be powerful. Get vaccinated, get boosted, get protected. gov.uk/government/news/adver…
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I’m so proud that @TheBHF @ResusCouncilUK @StJohnAmbulance & @AACE_org announce the launch of The Circuit today – a database that will help save lives by connecting defibrillators with UK ambulance services. Please register your defib today bit.ly/3nh0frh
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We are partnering with @HeadUpLabs to develop an app that will help people lead healthier, longer lives. The app will incentivise people to make positive changes to their diet and physical activity. A pilot will launch in January 2022 in a defined location in England. More 👇
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We are launching a new £162.5 million social care workforce fund to support retention and recruitment. Local authorities across England will soon be able to access the fund to boost the number of people working in social care. More info 🔽 gov.uk/government/news/multi…
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Department of Health and Social Care retweeted
.@SajidJavid explains how we're strengthening the #COVID19 vaccination programme ahead of winter by: ➡️ encouraging unvaccinated people to come forward ➡️ offering more people a vaccine, including 12-15 year olds ➡️ inviting eligible people for booster doses Watch 🔽
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This #BlackHistoryMonth, we're celebrating the many contributions of Black health and care professionals and volunteers who worked on the #COVID19 pandemic response. We are continuing to share stories from these inspiring individuals who are #TransformingToday. Watch Part 2 👇
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