New Vaccine Hub for Essex as Booster campaign goes into overdrive

As announced on Sunday 12 December, the NHS vaccination programme will offer every adult the chance to book a covid-19 booster vaccine by the end of the year in a race to protect the nation against the Omicron variant.

To support residents to know when and where they can access a vaccine closer to where they live, our refreshed website has all the information you’ll need, including:
• How to get your 1st, 2nd or Boosters doses
• Winter health
• Mental health and needle phobia support.

Creating hope through light

Key Essex buildings and landmarks to be lit up in December to encourage people to talk about preventing suicide.
From the sixth to the 12 December, organisations, people and communities across Essex are lighting up buildings and landmarks green, the colour of world suicide prevention week, as part of the ‘Creating hope through light’ event.suicide banner

The ‘Creating hope through light’ week-long event, hopes to raise awareness of suicide prevention and challenge Essex residents to take the suicide prevention training, which can be accessed on