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In the seven days to 6 January, there were 24,219 confirmed cases of Covid-19 in Essex.

Published: 14 January 2022

Could you volunteer to support the Covid-19 booster roll-out?

Essex residents are being asked to come forward to become volunteers as England’s Covid-19 vaccination and booster programme is stepped up.

Published: 22 December 2021

New website answers your questions on Covid-19

Everything Covid Essex is designed by young people for young people and answers questions about Covid-19 and vaccines.

Published: 20 December 2021

Transport available to help you get your booster

Essex Wellbeing Service offering support to help residents attend Covid-19 vaccine appointments.

Published: 16 December 2021

Everything you need to know about the booster dose

Residents' questions answered over the Covid-19 booster vaccine as rollout opens up to all adults.

Published: 15 December 2021

Could you volunteer to support the Covid-19 booster roll-out?

Essex residents are being asked to come forward to become volunteers as England’s Covid-19 vaccination and booster programme is stepped up.

Published: 15 December 2021

New Covid-19 vaccination site at County Hall

Site to be created at Essex County Council HQ as NHS sets out to offer all adults booster jab by end of the year.

Published: 13 December 2021

Access a quick PCR test via a Local Testing Site

If you are a Chelmsford resident, these are the quickest ways to get a PCR test.

Published: 9 December 2021

Customers advised to get tested following outbreak of Omicron variant

Visitors to the Chelmsford High Street branch of Specsavers are advised to take a COVID test following positive cases of Omicron.

Published: 8 December 2021

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