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COVID-19 Update

Cllr Christine Bannon, Cabinet Member for Health

As you know, the Government has now lifted COVID restrictions as part of their plan to ‘live with COVID-19’.

It’s important to remember that COVID hasn’t gone away – it is still circulating in our communities and residents are advised to still be cautious to protect not only themselves and those around them.

Although there is no longer a legal requirement to self-isolate, I would encourage anyone with COVID-19 symptoms (high temperature, loss of taste or smell, new or persistent cough) to limit their contact with others and access free testing while it remains available (until the end of March 2022).

I would also urge anyone who has tested positive to stay at home, where possible.

The vaccine remains our best form of protection against the virus, so please get vaccinated. If you’ve not yet had any vaccine, it’s not too late to get vaccinated. There are still clinics taking place across the borough – visit www.knowsleynews.co.uk - and more can be found by visiting – www.nhs.uk/coronavirus-vaccine, call 119 or contact your GP.  

To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, you should continue to follow the preventative measures we introduced over the last two years. We know that they work. This includes:

  • Limiting contact with others and staying at home if you have symptoms, or test positive
  • Regular hand washing
  • Wear a face covering in crowded and enclosed spaces
  • Continue to keep rooms well ventilated

Moving forward, we must all play our part in keeping Knowsley safe as we all learn to live with COVID-19.

Posted by on March 7th, 2022

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