UK.gov has produced new guidance on the changes to Covid-19 safety rules from 17th May.
UK.gov have produced updated Guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19
Kirklees Council have produced videos, recorded at the Hudawi Community Centre, one of Kirklees community testing sites, explaining how to carry out a lateral flow test.
The videos include audio in English and a translation in text in the following languages:
UK.gov has updated their information leaflet for older adults on COVID-19 vaccination.
Extra languages will be added as they are published.
UK.gov have updated their information leaflet: COVID-19 vaccination: a guide for women of childbearing age, pregnant or breastfeeding.
Available in: Easy Read, BSL, Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese, Farsi, Gujarati, Hindi, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Portuguese Brazilian, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Turkish, Twi, Ukrainian and Urdu.
#KirkleesWelcomes Community Connectors who have had the vaccine are developing their own messages to share with migrant communities to encourage others to take up the offer of the vaccine.
More messages will continue to be added at Welcome to Kirklees
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Right to Remain have updated their ‘Changes to the asylum and immigration process due to Covid-19’ guide.
- Asylum screening interviews
- Asylum substantive interviews
- Further submissions (fresh claims)
- Asylum support (housing, financial support)
Information on visas has been updated.
UK.gov has updated guidance for people entering England.
- Stay up-to-date
- Red list countries and territories
- Amber list countries and territories
- Green list countries and territories – from 17 May
- Transit stops in amber or red list countries
- Travel within the UK, Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man
- Job and medical exemptions
- Travelling abroad from England
The office for national statistics has produced ‘Deaths involving COVID-19 by religious group, England: 24 January 2020 to 28 February 2021’ explaining the experience of death and bereavement by different faith communities during the pandemic.
‘This article reports age-standardised rates of death involving the coronavirus (COVID-19) by religious group and uses statistical models to adjust for location, measures of disadvantage, occupation, living arrangements, and pre-existing health conditions. It compares the risk of COVID-19 mortality in two discrete periods aligned to each wave of the pandemic.’
The Refugee Council’s England-wide Infoline service will extend, at this stage, until 31st July, please see below for updated service information.
- Live service Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between 10.30-1pm and 2pm-4.30pm. To contact the Infoline and speak to the team, call free phone 0808 196 7272
- Enquiries can also be emailed to infoline@RefugeeCouncil.org.uk
- The Infoline has a small casework service. The priority is for those who are unable to access alternative local support, and where a short-term intervention around housing, financial support, accessing health care or accessing legal advice is likely to avoid or resolve crisis. Referrals are through the Infoline.
- If you would like to contact the team for any reason, including with additional service information, to refer with consent, or relating to enquiries, the team email address is email@example.com.
Infoline directory of services
- If your service delivery has recently changed or you want to be added to our signposting directory, please complete this short form to update us with your service information, to make sure that we hold and give out the information you wish us to, including around service capacity.