Category: Coronavirus Epidemic

One year on: Covid-19 victims remembered

Some participants were moved to tears at an emotional remembrance event held yesterday. Albemarle Care Home staff members and affected families had observed a one-minute silence and Covid-19 victims remembered. The solemn National Day of Reflection on Tuesday marked the anniversary of the first UK lockdown on 23 March […]

National Day of Reflection

Today, 23 March 2021, is the 1st anniversary of the first UK lockdown. A National Day of Reflection is being held to reflect on our collective loss, support those who’ve been bereaved and hope for a brighter future.

There will be a national minute of silence at 12 noon. At 8 pm people are encouraged to shine a light in your window to remember someone who’s died and show your support to people going through a bereavement.

COVID-19 Local Vaccination Progress

HOLDERNESS HEALTH, the combined local GP practices, today announced on their Facebook Page that more than 50% of over 80-year-olds in the area on their priority lists have been vaccinated against COVID-19. Also, by the end of today, the first dose COVID-19 vaccinations will have been completed in all 17 care homes in the patch.

East Riding Winter Grants Scheme

Applications for period one will need to be received by Sunday, 20 December. Covers things like the cost of food, energy (such as heating, cooking and lighting), water bills (including sewerage) and other essentials (such as sanitary products), warm clothing, soap, blankets, boiler service/repair, and purchase of equipment including fridges, freezers and ovens.