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Over the festive season, there are a number of small changes to the usual availability of resources to help tackle COVID-19 – please keep following the guidance, getting tested and coming forward for vaccinations over the holidays.
A free shuttle bus service is being introduced in both Lincoln and Boston, to transport people up to the Lincolnshire Showground and the Princess Royal Sports Arena Mass Vaccination Centres for their COVID booster vaccinations.
People across Lincolnshire are being strongly urged to ‘get boosted’ before Christmas, in response to the exceptionally quick spread of the Omicron COVID variant.
Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Sunday that everyone aged 18 and over will have the opportunity to book a COVID booster by the end of December, the NHS in Lincolnshire is pulling out all the stops to enable eligible people in the county to take up this offer.
Shoppers can park for free in Market Rasen and Gainsborough as they support local events and traders over the festive season.
Changes to LFT Testing provision in West Lindsey
Chief Executive of West Lindsey District Council, Ian Knowles said: “I have received the resignation of Councillor Giles McNeill and as such the council will now carry a vacancy. A Notice of Vacancy will be available on the website from today (Wednesday, 27 October).”
People across the county are being urged to have their flu and COVID-19 booster vaccinations ahead of the first winter where COVID-19 and Flu circulate fully at the same time. Research shows those infected with both viruses are more than twice as likely to die as someone with COVID-19 alone.
St Andrew’s Children’s Hospice has received a £10,000 charitable donation from Lea Fields Crematorium to provide much needed care and support.
People in Lincolnshire are being warned that, although COVID case rates have dropped over the last week, this does not mean they do not to be vaccinated.