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Coronavirus: information for councils
Death of HRH Prince Philip: LGA statement
LGA responds to PM’s announcement of the next roadmap step
Useful information for councils on novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
Cllr James Jamieson, Chairman of the Local Government Association, responds to the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.
Manchester: how a vaccine tracker and outreach work is helping follow-up with those who decline the vaccine first time round
Manchester developed a tracking system to identify the number of people who have declined vaccines to enable GP practices to recall eligible individuals.
Wiltshire council: promoting vaccination among traveller and houseboat communities
Wiltshire Council targeting groups at risk of low uptake, including homeless, traveller and houseboat communities.
Maintaining high level recycling during the COVID-19 pandemic
Vale of White Horse District Council used innovative digital education to communicate and engage with residents in lockdown.
Oldham council: ‘we are the safety net – capturing those left behind in vaccine rollout’
Oldham council is working closely with communities leaders and key partners to address vaccine hesitancy amongst its ethnic minority population.
LGA responds to NAO report on the adult social care market
“The Government should urgently bring forward its proposals on the future of adult social care, including a timetable for reform, as soon as possible and before the summer parliamentary recess.”
LGA: ‘Catch-up’ education programme needs rethink to solve soaring inequalities and poverty exposed by pandemic
"The impacts of COVID-19 will be with us for years to come. They will show up in economic hardship, mental health issues, attainment gaps and more, and it will be up to councils, schools and their partners to support children and their families to navigate these challenges."
Local Economic Recovery Planning: Playbook for Action
LGA/ADPH Annual Public Health Conference 2021: Rising to the challenge parts 3 and 4, 24 March 2021
View the presentation slides from the Annual Public Health Conference 2021.
LGA responds to launch of UK Health Security Agency
“Public health teams in councils have been at the forefront of the tremendous local response to the pandemic and we look forward to working with the new UK Health Security Agency.”
COVID-19 Mentally healthier conditions for councillors and communities part two
A transcript from the webinar
COVID-19 Mentally healthier conditions for councillors and communities part one
Local Economic Recovery Planning
The LGA commissioned Social Finance to produce this good practice guidance for councils to develop and improve local economic recovery plans
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