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Joint statement on confirmed COVID-19 case in Coventry

Published on Saturday, 07 March 2020

It has been confirmed that a Coventry resident has tested positive for COVID-19.

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National HIV Testing Week 2019

Published on Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Join the fight to beat HIV in Coventry during National HIV testing week. Testing for HIV and encouraging your friends to test too, really does help save lives. A combination of regular testing, HIV treatment and condom use is the key to winning the fight against HIV.

*Caption: MasterChef 2016 winner Jane Devonshire who is among the speakers at the Being Well Festival in Coventry.

Being Well Festival set to draw big crowds

Published on Tuesday, 22 October 2019

The wellness event of the year arrives at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry this week, with a host of inspirational speakers and health-related activities.

Pictured: Cllr Kamran Caan, Cabinet member for Public Health and Sport, with Pupils, teachers and parents from Stoke Heath Primary School

Getting Coventry on the move in Stoke Heath Park

Published on Friday, 18 October 2019

The Council hosted an event to launch Coventry on the Move in Parks' outdoor gym in Stoke Heath Sports Ground, as part of an initiative to encourage more people to get active in our parks and green spaces.

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Coventry City Centre takes steps to become more disability-friendly

Published on Thursday, 17 October 2019

A new Disability Shoppers Charter recognising the importance and needs of customers with disabilities has been launched today in Coventry.

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Podcast presenter to speak at wellness event

Published on Tuesday, 24 September 2019

One of the presenters of an award-winning podcast will be urging visitors attending the wellness event of the year to break down the taboo of cancer and put their health first.

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Thousands take to the streets for Let’s Ride

Published on Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Thousands of people took advantage of the opportunity to cycle through Coventry’s traffic-free streets, as part of HSBC UK Let's Ride Coventry.

Satnam Rana from BBC Midlands Today who is among the speakers at the Being Well Festival in Coventry

BBC journalist to speak at Being Well Festival

Published on Monday, 29 July 2019

A BBC journalist who filmed her emotional journey battling breast cancer is among the keynote speakers at a pioneering event in Coventry.


Temperatures set to soar by the middle of the week in the West Midlands

Published on Monday, 22 July 2019

Coventry residents are being urged to look out for those vulnerable to heat exposure and make efforts to stay cool, as the Met Office issues new heatwave alerts for the middle of the week.


Temperatures set to soar by the end of the week in the West Midlands

Published on Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Coventry residents are being urged to look out for those vulnerable to heat exposure and make efforts to stay cool, as the Met Office issues new heatwave alerts for the end of the week.

Healthwatch Coventry open meeting for Coventry people

Published on Thursday, 20 June 2019

Join our conversation about what the local NHS should do to help people live well and get better support. NHS plans suggest lots of different approaches and priorities – but what do you think?

Plans drawn up to reduce health inequalities in Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Key health agencies in Coventry are setting out plans that they hope will reduce health inequalities in the city.

Is laughter the best medicine? You can help us find out!

Published on Thursday, 02 May 2019

Audiences at the first ever Coventry Comedy Festival will be invited to take part in some serious academic research on improving people’s wellbeing this week – by having a good laugh!

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Year of Wellbeing Festival marks Mental Health Awareness Week

Published on Thursday, 02 May 2019

The free one-day festival will connect the public to groups and organisations that promote good mental health and wellbeing, and aims to break down the stigma around seeking help.

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Get On Your Feet this Friday

Published on Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Workers across Britain are being encouraged to convert “sitting time” to “standing time” this Friday (26 April) as part of the On Your Feet Britain campaign.

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World TB Day 2019

Published on Friday, 22 March 2019

This Sunday (24 March) is World TB Day which is designed to build public awareness about tuberculosis which is still a leading cause of death worldwide killing nearly one and a half million people.

Do good and get fit at the same time with GoodGym

Published on Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Fitness phenomenon GoodGym, which combines getting fit with doing good deeds in the community, has announced it will launch in Coventry on March 19.

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