Get your flu vaccination before the countdown to Christmas

GP surgeries and pharmacies in Sefton have been working tirelessly to vaccinate thousands of residents as part of the biggest flu programme in UK history. Those eligible for a free flu vaccination this year are: Those who are 50 and over (including those who’ll be 50 by 31 March 2021) people who have certain health conditions pregnant women people who are in long-stay residential care … Continue reading Get your flu vaccination before the countdown to Christmas

COVID-19 tests for Sefton residents who DON’T have coronavirus symptoms

Important update.Information surrounding the availability of where Sefton residents can go for a coronavirus test if they don’t have any symptoms has now been clarified by Sefton Council. Sefton residents who don’t have COVID-19 symptoms can now use Liverpool test sites to get a coronavirus test. Test are currently available at: Aintree Baptist Church, Longmoor Lane L9 0EH Kirkdale Community Centre (The Gordon), Stanley Road, L5 7QP … Continue reading COVID-19 tests for Sefton residents who DON’T have coronavirus symptoms

Sefton to enter Tier 2 restrictions

National lockdown is due to end but local restrictions now come into force. From tomorrow (2 December), the UK national lockdown ends but Sefton and the rest of the Liverpool City Region will then be placed in Tier 2 ‘High Alert’ of the Government’s alert system. Liverpool City Region went into the national lockdown on 5 November in Tier 3 ‘Very High Alert’. This means … Continue reading Sefton to enter Tier 2 restrictions

December coronavirus testing facilities across Sefton

Sefton Council, alongside NHS Southport and Formby CCG and NHS South Sefton CCG, has supported COVID-19 testing across the borough since the start of July and will continue to ensure there is a testing provision throughout the winter. Testing for people with symptoms Across December, drive-through Mobile Testing Units will operate once again. These sites are for those with symptoms – a new persistent cough, … Continue reading December coronavirus testing facilities across Sefton

Hospitality, leisure and retail businesses urged to apply for latest grants

Sefton Council is urging businesses to apply for the latest round of financial support through the Hospitality, Leisure and Retail Grants (Expanded Scheme) which opens today (Monday 30th November). National lockdown and local restrictions have had a significant impact on many businesses in Sefton and the Liverpool City Region. Some have benefitted from national support schemes. Other businesses such as non-essential retail, the self-employed, sole traders, … Continue reading Hospitality, leisure and retail businesses urged to apply for latest grants