Category: Health and fitness

Correction to February 2021 ECHO “Walks from Earlsdon” Wainbody Wood East Section

Please note that the section of the walk leaving Stoneleigh Road to visit Wainbody Wood (East Section) is now removed. There are no official rights of way and the landowners have confirmed that they do NOT PERMIT walkers to cross their land to visit the wood. Walkers can, of course, still enjoy the rest of …

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Roadmap Out Of Lockdown

This information has been sent on behalf of West Midlands Police.The below information is from Coventry City Council Community Resilience team about the Messenger Updates. – As you are aware the government this week set out their roadmap out of lockdown, a summary of this can be found here Roadmap out of lockdown Summary (GOV.UK) …

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Covid Weekly Newsletter

This information has been sent on behalf of West Midlands Police Protect 999, go online We need to keep our emergency 999 phone lines free to help those most in need. Many of the calls we receive can be resolved online. So for all non-emergencies please try visiting our website first. http://www.west-midlands.police.uk/ If home doesn’t …

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CovId Update from Coventry Resilience Team

Key differences between Community Testing (lateral flow) and the PCR testing (pre booked tests) Community testing is a walk-in test for anyone who is not showing any symptoms of coronavirus. Results are returned within an hour. Please note you must not attend this test if you are showing any symptoms even mild. Community Testing sites …

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Listen to Science

One of the features of the coronavirus crisis is that people appear to be starting to reverse a perceived or actual trend of ignoring experts and science. All advice should be delivered and received with caution. The following has been shared by an NHS contact and originates from Johns Hopkins University in the USA. ECHO …

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NHS Plans – what people said is important in Coventry:

Find out the results of the work Healthwatch Coventry did to ask local people what the local NHS should focus on. They ran two surveys and discussion groups in April- May this year. People called for more timely and consistent communication; joint decision making, professionals that listen; and faster support when needed. Cost; computer literacy, …

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Healthwatch Public Meeting

Healthwatch Coventry is holding an open meeting for Coventry people at Queens Road Baptist Church Centre from 9.45am until 1pm on 16 July. Here are the details: Join our conversation about what the local NHS should do to help people live well and get better support. NHS plans suggest lots of different approaches and priorities …

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Avoid Unnecessary Illness This Year – Get Your Flu Jab!

The winter is here and it has brought its usual nasty viruses along too! Flu is a contagious illness caused by influenza viruses. Airborne droplets produced by coughing and sneezing predominantly spreads these viruses. The infectious period normally begins 1 day before symptoms develop and for up to 7 days after the individual has become …

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Mental Health and Faith Session

It is estimated that one in four people live with mental health issues. This means that within our churches and communities we have a significant number of people for whom this is a concern.   Come and find out more about this important issue. Everyone is invited to attend a Mental Health and Faith Session from …

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