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Keep following guidance to keep our schools open

Positive cases in children are high and school absences are leading to a need to juggle face-to-face and remote learning. To keep our schools open we need to keep up safer behaviours.

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Changes to Covid guidance

This week the government has announced that the Plan B measures will be lifted and we’ll return to the Plan A measures.

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Understanding Covid testing

With recent changes to testing and isolation guidance, it can be difficult to know what advice to follow. But take lateral flow tests when you're meeting others and if you have any symptoms, get a PCR. If you test positive on either, you must self-isolate.

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Make sure you're testing

With Covid-19 cases at the highest rate they've ever been, make sure you have lateral flow test kits and are using them when you need to.

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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.