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Coronavirus: information for councils
Apply now: Design in the public sector programme 2020
LGA responds to Government 'Planning for the Future' proposal
'I felt personally responsible when we had a local outbreak'
Dr Shade Agboola, Director of Public Health, Warwickshire County Council.
'The community are our eyes and ears'
Stephen Gunther, Director of Public Health, Walsall Council.
Councillor workbook: Health in All Policies and COVID-19
The workbook is designed to prompt reflection, insight and to identify actions to improve practice and support your work in adapting your approach to population health and the council’s public health resource in the context of COVID-19.
We ended up the 'guinea pigs' for test and trace
Matt Lenny, Director of Public Health, North Somerset Council.
‘The challenges have come thick and fast – and will continue to do so’
Ian Ashworth, Director of Public Health, Cheshire West and Chester Council.
Meat factory outbreak 'taught us a lot'
Rachel Spencer-Henshall, Director of Public Health, Kirklees Council.
Hot weather – information for councils
The Heatwave Plan for England been updated to include hot-weather-related risks and precautions specific to COVID-19.
Consultation webinar on the LGA draft Model Member Code of Conduct - 29 July, 30 July and 5 August 2020
Download the presentations from this event.
Climate action: data
Can we use data to baseline our current environmental position and to learn from others?
Creative industries can play a key role in the COVID-19 recovery
“Local creative industries can be the cornerstone of recovery for our communities and local economies from the impacts of COVID-19."
LGA responds to Children's Commissioner briefing
“Councils have been working closely with schools throughout the coronavirus pandemic to ensure they remain open for vulnerable children and families, and where needed, councils have delivered vital IT equipment for children."
Climate action: local collaborations
How are we supporting and working with all relevant private and civic actors in the area towards climate change mitigation and adaptation?
Climate action: climate justice
How can we identify those who are most at risk from the impacts of climate change, and what is being done to assist the most vulnerable?
Climate action: health and social care
How can we ensure that health and social care systems will be resilient with the extra pressures they will come under due to climate change?
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