The Rona Hub
COVID-19 remains a serious health risk
You should stay cautious to help protect yourself and others.
For the latest temporary and precautionary measures following the emergence of the Omicron variant in the UK:
The NHS is offering the COVID-19 vaccine to everyone 12 years and over
Young people aged 16 to 17 are now being offered a second dose of the vaccine (from 12 weeks after their first dose).
Grab a jab
Walk in clinics are now open at:
The Artrix, Bromsgrove, B60 1GN
St Peter's Worcester, WR5 3TZ
Three Counties Showground, Malvern, WR13 6NW
Knights Pharmacy Redditch, B98 0RF
Find your nearest vaccination centre:
Need more information about the COVID-19 vaccination?
Stay safe this autumn, follow these tips and keep life moving
- get vaccinated
- let fresh air in or meet outside
- take an LFT when you’re more likely to catch or spread COVID-19 such as in crowded indoor places
- check-in with the app
- wear a face covering in crowded public spaces and regularly wash your hands
- cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze
- if you have mild COVID19 symptoms, take a PCR test and stay home
Find out more about how to stay safe and help prevent the spread
Emotional Health & Wellbeing
If you’re going through a difficult time or struggling to understand how you are feeling, these links can help you.
- Kooth - online mental wellbeing community
- Mind for young people
- Quell - free, safe and anonymous mental health support for over 18s
- Reading Well in Worcestershire Libraries
- Samaritans for young people
- The Children’s Society for Young People
- Worcestershire Healthy Minds
- Young Minds - Look after yourself
Pregnancy and the vaccine
New-data shows most pregnant women hospitalised with COVID-19 have not had a jab. It is important to have both doses of your COVID-19 vaccine to protect you and your unborn baby.
If you are pregnant, thinking about having a baby, or breastfeeding, you can still have the Covid-19 vaccine.
Remember there are lots of things you can do to protect yourself and those around you:
Wear a face covering, take a test and make sure you get both doses of the vaccine.
Read the room
Not everyone is comfortable with things going back to ‘normal’
When catching up with friends, Read the Room
- Is everyone comfortable with the situation?
- Are windows open?
- Could you sit outside?
This could help put minds at ease and reduce the potential spread of Covid-19