NHS North Yorkshire and NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) ask patients to continue to follow government regulations post vaccine

With more people receiving their Covid-19 vaccinations every day, there’s reason to be optimistic about reduced rates of COVID-19 in our communities. However, NHS North Yorkshire and NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are asking people to continue to follow government guidance closely at each stage of the roadmap, even after their vaccinations.…

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Successful COVID-19 vaccination programme expands to over-60s in North Yorkshire and York

The successful rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines across York and North Yorkshire is expanding to include everyone aged over 60 and people with underlying health conditions. The push to protect people from the virus is moving into the next phase following the successful first stage targeting the top four priority groups – those aged 70…

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Information about the latest NHS Covid-19 text message scam

There have been reports of a new scam where a person receives a text saying they need to book a vaccination appointment and it takes them to a fake NHS form which then asks for their bank details to prove their identity. If you have relatives who aren’t familiar with text message cons, please warn…

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NHS Staff Vaccinate More Than Half A Million People in England

NHS staff have vaccinated more than half a million patients against Coronavirus in under two weeks, according to official figures published today. The NHS delivered the world’s first Covid vaccination outside of a clinical trial to Margaret Keenan in Coventry on Tuesday December 8. A total of 521,594 people have received an NHS vaccination in…

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Residents of North Yorkshire urged to download the NHS Test and Trace app

Residents of North Yorkshire are being encouraged to download the new NHS Test and Trace app which launches across the country on 24 September. North Yorkshire CCG Governing Body GP, Dr Bruce Willoughby said ‘While cases of Covid-19 in North Yorkshire are not as high as in some other areas of the country we know…

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