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Virtual Ageing Well Festival

To celebrate International Older Person’s Day on Thursday 1 October, the Ageing Well service is hosting a range of online activities to get involved in over the next few days.

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Covid-19 alert status stays yellow

Brighton & Hove City Council is keeping the city’s Covid-19 alert level status at yellow this week. There were 47 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in the city up to 17 September (based on data published on 21 September), down from 59 cases in the week up to 10 September.

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Covid-19 tests must be pre-booked

Nationally there is high demand for coronavirus tests. Please only request a test if you have covid symptoms and please book a test in advance.

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Look out for your neighbours

If you haven’t seen your neighbour in a while, or they live alone, please find a way to say hello and see if they need any help, advice, or even a chat.

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Look out for others in the hot weather

With temperatures rising again this week, please look out for older people, young children and people with long term health conditions who may need help keeping cool.

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Update: Covid-19 testing in the region

There are national pressures impacting on the availability of Covid-19 tests around the country. This is the latest Information about how to to book a test or order a home test online.