Published: 18 December 2020
Case numbers are rising in some age groups; Government confirm that Devon is to remain in Tier 2 for now; Just because we can, it doesn’t mean we must. Public Health Devon asks ‘is your trip essential?’; A smaller, shorter Christmas is safer; Vaccination sites announced in Devon; Last day to apply for free school meals holiday vouchers and support for people and families.
Published: 4 December 2020
Tier 2 restrictions apply in Devon; Devon leads £2 million bid to end holiday hunger; Applications for COVID-19 Fund grants now closed; Town and parishes encouraged to attend Devon County Council’s annual budget meetings; Children’s Services and schools update; Mass vaccination programme update; and do you know anyone who could be a carer?
Published: 27 November 2020
The Leader of Devon County Council and Chair of the county’s Local Outbreak Engagement Board, Cllr John Hart said in response to the announcement about the new tier structure; The Government has decided that Devon will be under Tier 2 local restrictions when lockdown ends, subject to parliamentary approval. In this special update:
Devon responses to tier 2 announcement from the Government
Tier 2: High alert – what does that mean?
Why is Devon in Tier 2: High Alert?
What about Christmas?
Published: 20 November 2020
“Keep our wits about us” A new plea from Devon’s Director of Public Health; Interim Devon Carbon Plan is coming soon; Dr Virginia Pearson retires; Vaccine news welcomed but caution advised; Devon leads £2 million bid to end holiday hunger; Support to Devon carers is recognised nationally. “It’s already a winner”, says Councillor Andrew Leadbetter; and Thank you to social workers on 26 November.
Published: 13 November 2020
Director of Public Health Devon calls for one more big effort to stop the second wave of coronavirus; Devon Councils are ready to support the most clinically vulnerable throughout the national lockdown; Remembrance Sunday services; Children’s services update and a thank you to Members.
Published: 23 October 2020
South West Leaders call on everyone planning a half-term break to be extra careful and to follow the rules. Exeter cases ‘broadly’ back to national average. Ask a minister a question about coronavirus. Devon’s Director of Public Health, Dr Virginia Pearson, awarded the Faculty of Public Health President’s Medal. Clocks go back and Halloween is coming…
Published: 9 October 2020
Deputy Director for Public Health Devon says we’re not near lockdown yet; Chair of the Team Devon Board urges people not to be complacent; check confirmed cases in your area and urgent economic recovery plan unveiled and World Mental Health Day.
Published: 25 September 2020
Cllr John Hart urges everyone to do all they can to avoid more severe restrictions in future; Introducing the NHS COVID-19 App and Site QR Code System – What you need to know! And new #YouCanAdopt national adoption campaign about adopting during coronavirus.
Published: 11 September 2020
Access to testing in Devon; More than nine in 10 children back in school in Devon; New rules from Monday 14 September – groups of up to six allowed; and Director of Public Health Devon urges all residents to heed advice at all times.
Published: 28 August 2020
“We should all remain extra vigilant when travelling at home or abroad” says Devon’s Director of Public Health; Back to School Special bulletin; Visiting care homes information; Growth Support Kickstart Grant Scheme; Second phase of essential tree safety work on North Devon Link Road and more.