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8th April 2021 / Latest News Coronavirus

Covid-19 update: 8.4.21

Members will be aware that shielding is now no longer necessary as of April 1st. From April 9th, twice weekly rapid tests will be available for everyone to test at home. Regular testing, alongside the vaccine rollout are seen as...
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8th March 2021 / Latest News Coronavirus

Asymptomatic testing for Covid-19

The Government is currently expanding the provision of asymptomatic testing to help identify and isolate positive cases of Covid-19 among those who need to leave home to go to work. There are currently two routes to testing available: Workplace Testing...
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23rd February 2021 / Latest News Coronavirus

Government announces plan for easing coronavirus restrictions

On Monday 22nd February, the Government announced its four step plan for easing Coronavirus restrictions in England with the first changes taking place from March 8th. The Government will use four tests to determine whether easing can continue. These are:...
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22nd February 2021 / Latest News Coronavirus

Association writes to Directors of Public Health

The Almshouse Association has written to all the Directors of Public Health regarding access to the Coronavirus vaccine for almshouse staff and residents. We have so far received a number of positive responses from Directors around the country. In the...
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15th February 2021 / Latest News Coronavirus

Covid-19 vaccine update

The Almshouse Association is now aware that for the next 2 weeks, eligible frontline care workers can access their first Coronavirus vaccination via the National Booking Service. The Service allows individuals to book at a time and location which is...
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18th January 2021 / Latest News Coronavirus

Covid-19 vaccine

Almshouse Access to the Coronavirus Vaccine The Almshouse Association has been working hard to get clearer guidance from national Government regarding access to the Covid-19 vaccine. This has included conversations with representatives of the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local...
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