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Covid 19 Response: Autumn and Winter Plan

This afternoon, the government has published its plan for tackling covid over the winter months, in a way that does not necessitate further infringements on liberties, which have such a damaging effect on people's physical and mental wellbeing, as well as on the economy.

Changes to self-isolation rules

From Monday 16th August 2021 the rules on self-isolation are changing due to the fantastic success of the UK’s vaccination programme.

If you are a close contact of someone who has tested positive for covid, you will not have to isolate if:

Step 4 update

By now I hope you have seen the various statements from the Prime Minister, Health Secretary, Education Secretary and Transport Secretary which outline what life under Step 4 – likely to be commencing on 19 July – will look like, as well as changes to self-isolation rules and the present bubble s

MP visits local shops as restrictions ease

Anne-Marie Trevelyan, MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed, has spent a day last week visiting shops and other businesses which recently re-opened as part of the latest lifting of lockdown restrictions.

MP praises vaccination progress

Anne-Marie has praised the incredible efforts of local GP teams and volunteers in ensuring we reached the target of all over 50s offered at least a 1st dose of the covid-19 vaccine by 15th April.

Vaccinations for care home staff

Older adults living in our care homes have been significantly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic because of their heightened risk to COVID-19 infection, as well as the risk of outbreaks in these closed settings.

Local vaccination update

Over 32 million people have now received their first dose of a covid-19 vaccine and the vaccination programme has now moved into phase two.

MP visits new Berwick vaccination site

Anne-Marie Trevelyan, MP for Berwick-upon-Tweed, visited Boots on Marygate in Berwick this morning, to see their newly-opened vaccination centre for herself. She was met by Karen Ayton, Boots Area Manager, Karen Virtue, Store Manager and Danni Flannigan Operations Lead for the site.