Hello, I'm Dean Wallace, Director of Public Health for Derbyshire.
It's my job to protect the health of Derbyshire people and a huge part of mine, and my team's work, is to help prevent the spread of coronavirus in our communities.
Despite all of our best efforts in sticking to the rules and doing the right thing, confirmed cases continue to rise across the county as they are nationally.
The Boroughs... Read More »
Posted: Fri, 16 Oct 2020 14:46 by Jo Mitchell
The Health Secretary has today announced that from Saturday 17th October (0001 hrs), Dronfield will move into the HIGH level of restrictions (tier 2).
This means new guidance will be in place to try and slow the spread of the virus locally.
Please check the government's website for the latest information about the restrictions in place at this tier; https://www.gov.uk/guidance/local-covid-alert-levels-what-you-need-to-know#local-covid-alert-level-high... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 15 Oct 2020 13:06 by Jo Mitchell
Following the introduction of the three tier system within England, you can keep up to date and check what tier Dronfield falls into by clicking here and entering your postcode.
As of 14th October 2020, Dronfield is currently within tier 1, which is the medium alert level and further details of what you can and cannot do can be found by clicking here.
Please note that the tiers will be reviewed on a... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 10:29 by Jo Mitchell
The new NHS COVID-19 app is scheduled to launch on 24 September 2020. Without a vaccine or treatment, we need to continue to do all we can to help stop the spread of coronavirus.
Click on the link below for more details about the new app or read the attached document, which explains the features of the app and may answer any questions you have.
The new app is an important part of the Government's programme,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Sep 2020 12:39 by Jo Mitchell