Stroud Coronavirus Community Response

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  • Urgent: vaccination for group 2 social care workers
    The text of a letter sent to Councillor Mark Hawthorne (Leader of Gloucestershire County Council), Katie Hopgood, Consultant in Public Health at Gloucestershire County Council, and the six Gloucestershire MPs (and copied to other interested parties who we have previously been in contact with regarding the issue).
  • 17th January 2021 data update
    Team member James Beecher – this week and in future with help from Claire Biggs and vaccination information from Rachel Sleigh – summarises local data on the pandemic and puts it in national and international context
  • 10th January data update
    Each week SCCR Team member James Beecher summarises available data at the local level, with some national and international context
  • 3rd January 2021 data update
    SCCR team member James Beecher produces a summary of local and national data each week
  • 20th December 2020 data update
    Dear followers of the Stroud Coronavirus Community Response updates. This will probably be my last data summary for the year. […]
What is coronavirus?  Symptoms and basics
Community resources - who to call
Work and income - employment, sick pay, benefits
Countering misinformation and scams - spotting and stopping fraud and fake news
How to prevent coronavirus - symptoms and basics
Government information - Stroud District and UK
Our stories - creative contributions and unique perspectives
Spread the word - printables and shareable flyers and posters
Am I more at risk?  What should I do?
Neighbourly networks - find one or start one
Mental and emotional health - information., resources and support
Evidence and global efforts - data, research and citizen science
Social distancing - and why it's needed
Education, schooling and children - learning and wellbeing
Campaigns and lobbying - demands, surveys and petitions
Donations, grants and fundraising - giving and receiving
Self-isolating - what you need to know
Local business support - loans, grants, funding, guidance and adaption
Getting online - using online services  & helping others to do so
Pregnancy and parenting - birth and infancy care and support