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Wearing face coverings on public transport

Everyone who can should wear a face covering on their journey to help protect against transmission when physical distancing is not possible. But remember there are others who can’t wear a mask.

A service user from our Disability Day Options service with a picture she has created.

Learning Disability Week (15 to 21 June 2020)

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the teams working with people with learning disabilities and autism have found new ways to provide information, activities, and support.

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Making health your business

In his latest annual report our Director of Public Health, Alistair Hill, explains how good work is good for health, and investing in health & wellbeing supports a strong economy.

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Looking after someone with health conditions

We've put together guidance to help informal carers understand what to expect if someone they are looking after needs to go into hospital or a care home, or needs extra care at home.

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Carers Week 2020 – making caring visible

Councillor Clare Moonan shares her thanks and recognises how vital unpaid carers are to the friends and family they look after, and also to the local health and care services. 

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Quit for COVID

Smokers in Brighton & Hove are being urged to quit to reduce the risks of severe symptoms if they get COVID-19.

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Protect yourself and others from the heat

The COVID-19 advice for people to stay at home means there will be an increased risk of illness from overheated homes this year, with the greatest impact on the most vulnerable.

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Kindness matters for your mental health

Councillor Clare Moonan, the chair of the Health & Wellbeing Board, talks about Mental Health Awareness week and how this year’s theme of ‘kindness’ is so important at a time like this.