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Public health news

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Coventry and Warwickshire step up to a Year of Wellbeing

Published on Friday, 20 July 2018

The Coventry and Warwickshire Place Forum, made up of the two Health and Wellbeing Boards, has designated 2019 as the Year of Wellbeing to significantly raise the profile of health and wellbeing opportunities for everyone.

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Free café space on offer in Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 03 July 2018

Change Grow Live is offering free, partly furnished and fitted café space in Coventry.

Heatwave Advisory for Coventry and Warwickshire

Published on Tuesday, 26 June 2018

With temperatures set to soar over the next few days and the Met Office predicting heat wave conditions, people are being urged to look out for the vulnerable.

Have you got a healthy heart?

Published on Monday, 11 June 2018

A new healthy lifestyle service is encouraging people to find out how young their heart really is.

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Innovative drug and alcohol support services launch in Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 06 June 2018

On Monday 4 June, national health and social care charity Change Grow Live (CGL) together with Coventry City Council officially launched their new drug and alcohol support service for adults.

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New head of Public Health in Coventry announced

Published on Friday, 25 May 2018

Coventry City Council has named a new Director of Public Health & Wellbeing to lead the drive towards a healthier, more active city.

Concentrating on prevention of FGM will have greatest impact, says expert

Published on Tuesday, 01 May 2018

More attention must be paid to preventing female genital mutilation (FGM) in the UK rather than chasing ‘extremely difficult’ prosecutions, says an internationally-renowned expert.

New joined-up healthy lifestyles service in Coventry

Published on Thursday, 29 March 2018

A new integrated healthy lifestyles service which encourages and empowers adults to take control of and improve their health and wellbeing is coming to Coventry.

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Change4Life helps Coventry families control snacking habits

Published on Thursday, 08 February 2018

Today Public Health England’s Change4Life roadshow is in Coventry at the Tesco Superstore in Walsgrave. The road show is open from 9.30am to 5.30pm.

I know my HIV status. Do you?

I know my HIV status. Do you?

Published on Monday, 29 January 2018

Coventry City Council’s Public Health Team, Travel Klinix and the Highlife Centre are launching a campaign, ‘I know my HIV status. Do you?’ across Coventry.

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Getting on the move in Coventry parks

Published on Friday, 19 January 2018

Dozens of children are helping the Council in highlighting one of 44 locations across the city where run and walk markers are being installed in parks and green spaces.

Bird Flu detected in wild birds in Warwickshire

Published on Friday, 19 January 2018

Highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu has been detected in wild birds in Warwickshire.

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Sandra Godley to perform at Be Happy, Be Healthy event

Published on Thursday, 18 January 2018

Coventry Public Health has teamed up with partners such as Church Pastors to bring an exciting health event to the community.

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Be Happy Be Healthy event

Published on Wednesday, 03 January 2018

You’re invited to this free event to support you and your loved ones to be happy and healthy.

Advice on MMR Vaccine

Published on Tuesday, 12 December 2017

Public Health England (PHE) has issued advice for the public to ensure they have had the MMR vaccine after outbreaks of measles are confirmed in five areas of England.


Coventry Safe Space opens this December

Published on Friday, 08 December 2017

A new partnership service will be running throughout Christmas to help keep people safe during the festive period.


Another cold weather warning for the West Midlands

Published on Wednesday, 06 December 2017

Cold weather warning for Coventry - a reminder for residents to be a good neighbour.

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Choose How You Move in Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 05 December 2017

Join in the conversation, how do you travel more actively in Coventry and Warwickshire?

Cold weather warning

Published on Monday, 27 November 2017

Weather warning alerts have been issued for the West Midlands to expect severely cold weather, from Tuesday onwards, with widespread frosts.

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New night time triage service goes live

Published on Friday, 24 November 2017

Arley medical services are the new provider for the night time triage service in Coventry.

West Midlands on the Move

West Midlands on The Move launched in Coventry

Published on Monday, 20 November 2017

Unique power stations are launched in Coventry as part of a new Combined Authority initiative.

Feeding Coventry has launched the Coventry Food Charter

Published on Monday, 20 November 2017

Feeding Coventry is happy to announce that it has publicly launched the Coventry Food Charter.

New Coventry Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service to go live

Published on Thursday, 26 October 2017

A new Community Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service will be opened in Coventry by social care and health charity Change, Grow, Live (CGL).

World Mental Health Day

Published on Tuesday, 10 October 2017

10 October marks World Mental Health Day.

Baby Loss Awareness Week

Published on Monday, 09 October 2017

9-15 October, is Baby Loss Awareness Week (BLAW) where parents, their families and friends come together to acknowledge and remember their precious babies who have died.

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Flu vaccinations for 2017

Published on Thursday, 28 September 2017

It's time to get your flu vaccination.

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Coventry Life Festival is coming

Published on Thursday, 21 September 2017

A Festival unlike any other, celebrating life, older people and ageing, is coming to Coventry in October.

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Suicide prevention day 2017

Published on Friday, 08 September 2017

The council is working with partners to pledge support and raise awareness of this important day.

Coventry City Council supports National Clean Air Day

Published on Thursday, 15 June 2017

Coventry City Council are supporting the first ever National Clean Air Day on Thursday June 15th.

Changes in smoking laws

Published on Monday, 22 May 2017

New rules have come into place about smoking trade and content availability.

Cold weather warning for Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 29 November 2016

There are frosts and lower daytime temperatures at this time of year.

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