Now that COVID-19 is considered to be endemic this page is no longer being updated. We are, however, retaining it lest any future variants or similar diseases arise that give similar cause for concern.

COVID-19 Get Boosted Now

This hopefully temporary page will be updated periodically as new COVID-19 related information is provided to the Parish Council.  The most recent will be at the top.  Local news related to COVID-19 is summarised below as well and other useful links below that.

NEW during December 2021

  • Booster Vaccines
    Q&A’s all about why, when, how, where etc… of taking the booster vaccine. People aged 18 or over can pre-book a booster dose appointment 2 months after their second vaccine dose. You can get your booster dose 3 months after your second vaccine dose.
  • NHS Major Incident
    The NHS has declared a major incident in relation to the administration of the COVID 19 booster vaccine. They will use a number of venues to ramp-up vaccinations

NEW during July 2021

NEW during May 2021

NEW during March 2021

NEW during February 2021

  • Community Response Document v17
    More updates on myths & scams as well as more meaty topics such as the Roadmap out of Lockdown and h=what if you have ben added to shielding list.

January 2021

December 2020

  • Residents Contacts Pack:
    A comprehensive compilation of useful contacts ranging from councillors to community groups, shops & food.
  • Community Response Document v13:
    Updates include guidance on the importance of ventilation and Vitamin D as well as advice on forming a Christmas bubble and when attending the town centre.  The contents pages will help you find exactly what you need to know.
  • Re-entering a Different Tier 2
    What can you do & what can’t you do?

November 2020

  • Winter Resilience Programme:
    Colchester BC is launching a Winter Resilience programme to see us through winter with COVID.  The intention is to ensure all residents are prepared and/or have access to support when they need it.
  • Community Response Document v12:
    Updates include National Lockdown Restrictions and how to report breaches, new information on shielding, advice for students, information on staying well and many other information updates.
  • Preparations for Remembrance Sunday:
    This note sets out how Remembrance Sunday activities can take place in line with current COVID-19 restrictions and requirements in England.

September 2020

  • Community Response Document V10:
    Further updated to include the ‘Rule of Six’, advice on how to tell the difference between colds, flu & COVID-Covid-19 Virus19, advice about the flu jab, request to download the NHS COVID app and other updates.

August 2020

  • Community Response Document V8:
    An updated version of the July publication, this adds details on the wearing of face coverings and masks, Coronavirus & worship and the pausing of shielding.  It also has updates on Community 360, shopping and links.

July 2020

  • Community Response Document_V7;
    Produced by CBC this document contains a wealth of really useful information ranging from key contacts, employment support, face masks, domestic & sexual abuse help, funding opportunities and much more besides.

June 2020

  • West Bergholt PC Health & Wellbeing Plan;
    This documents the Parish Council’s response to COVID-19 in supporting the village & its residents. [Updated 17/6/20]
  • CBC Residents Information Pack V2:
    A comprehensive compendium of essential contacts ranging from food supplies to councillors, from support groups to how to get a delivery slot.  Updated at the beginning of June – no indication of what changes might have been made.

May 2020

PRE 12th May advice – some may still be in force but those above will superseded these:

Relevant Local News Items

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Useful Links

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