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Must Know: Long Covid

Must Know: Long COVID - What is the role of local government?

Data from the Office for National Statistics has suggested 3 to 12 per cent of adults infected with coronavirus have symptoms 12 weeks after an initial infection. Our Must Know explains how councils are working to provide support.

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Shopping for health

Putting health assets into the heart of local communities.

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What is the role of a school nurse?

Understanding how school nurses can add value to local councils' Healthy Child Programme.

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Public health in local government: Celebrating 10 years of transformation

This year's tenth LGA public health annual report reflects on 10 years of public health in local government and looks forward to the opportunities and challenges of the coming years.

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Must Know: Treatment and recovery for people with drug or alcohol problems

As elected members, you are ideally placed to champion investment into reducing drug and alcohol harm in your local area, engaging the local community and collaborating with officers. The purpose of this guide is to raise awareness about drug and alcohol related harms and empower councillors.

Applying behavioural insights to improve COVID vaccination uptake

Applying behavioural insights to improve COVID vaccination uptake: a guide for councils

This publication focuses on the work councils can undertake to improve vaccine uptake.

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Public health annual report 2021: rising to the challenges of COVID-19

This report looks at what public health has helped to achieve and what could have been done better during COVID-19. It also looks to the future and the significant organisational changes ahead of us.

Loneliness and Covid

Loneliness, social isolation and COVID-19

The Local Government Association (LGA) and Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) have jointly produced this practical advice for Directors of Public Health and others leading the local response to the loneliness and social isolation issues arising from the COVID-19 outbreak.

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A glass half-full: 10 years on review

The asset-based approach sees citizens and communities as co-producers of health and wellbeing; promotes community networks, relationships and friendships as a way of providing mutual help and support; and, most importantly, empowers communities to control their futures and create tangible resources for themselves.

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Very High Alert Level (Tier 3) Regulations

Enforcement advice for local authorities.

Build back local

Valuing and understanding local difference is what will truly enable us to level up.

Build back local: Building back better

Read the full 2021 LGA Annual Conference paper.

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