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31 July 2020

Parents urged not to use a facemask on their baby

Parents and guardians of babies under three years old are advised not to cover their child’s mouth with a facemask as it could cause breathing difficulties.

A tiny baby grabbing a adult's hand
28 July 2020

Innovations by Devon’s health visitors lead the way nationally

Devon County Council’s Health Visitor Service have been invited to share their innovations with the Institute of Health Visiting, the principle body tasked with sharing best practice to health visitors in England.

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28 July 2020

Eid Al Adha guidance for our Muslim communities

Eid Al Adha should be taking place later this week, but things are going be a little different this year due to coronavirus. Please read the latest guidance and celebrate safely.

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27 July 2020

What you need to know about face coverings

Everything you need to know about face coverings and the new changes that were introduced on Friday 24 July.

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15 July 2020

Kooth mental wellbeing support for young people

With the end of term approaching, we wanted to remind you that young people in Devon can access free and confidential mental health support over the summer at

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14 July 2020

Help Us Help You South West Survey

To help the NHS understand how they can best meet people’s needs in future, they would like to know what you think about the new ways of working that have been introduced during the pandemic.

a poster saying "important changes to shielding guidance from 6 July"
4 July 2020

Shielding guidance to ease for clinically vulnerable

The government has announced a two-phased easing of the shielding restrictions as coronavirus (COVID-19) infection rates continue to fall.

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3 July 2020

Lead agencies urge the public to stay safe this weekend

As lockdown restrictions ease further this weekend, senior politicians, public health and Police leads are urging the Devon public to stay safe.

3 July 2020

Get free food and vitamin vouchers

If you have children under 4 or are pregnant and you or your family receive qualifying benefits, you may be eligible for free food and vitamin vouchers from the Healthy Start programme.

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1 July 2020

What can and can’t I do?

Guidance is available to help you understand the latest changes to the lockdown restrictions, which are due to come in to effect on Saturday 4 July.