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Covid vaccine supply in Cheshire East “throttled back”, says CEC leader

Covid vaccine supply in Cheshire East “throttled back”, says CEC leader

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Covid-19 vaccine supplies in Cheshire East will be “throttled back” to allow other parts of the country “to catch up”.

That’s according to Cheshire East Council leader Sam Corcoran, who made his comments during his leaders’ address at a full council meeting and on Twitter today (February 19)

February 19, 2021
Nine in 10 over 75s in Cheshire receive first Covid vaccine dose

Nine in 10 over 75s in Cheshire receive first Covid vaccine dose

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Nearly nine in 10 of Cheshire and Merseyside’s over-75 population received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine by the end of last month.

That’s according to the latest weekly data released by NHS England today (February 4).

February 4, 2021
Vaccine rollout not slowing down in Cheshire, say health chiefs

Vaccine rollout not slowing down in Cheshire, say health chiefs

By Hannah Youds
It has been almost three weeks since the first Covid-19 vaccine was administered in Nantwich – and the fight to eradicate the virus locally is not slowing down, say health chiefs.

Residents of Nantwich have been receiving their vaccines at the Civic Centre to help them gain protection against the Coronavirus.

January 28, 2021
Cheshire East Council lifts time restrictions on bus pass users

Cheshire East Council lifts time restrictions on bus pass users

Cheshire East Council has lifted timing restrictions on travel for holders of concessionary bus passes.

The move aims to support the Covid-19 vaccine roll out for elderly people and disabled residents.

January 25, 2021
Landmark moment as first person receives Covid vaccine in Nantwich

Landmark moment as first person receives Covid vaccine in Nantwich

Meet Don Marshall – the first person to receive the Covid 19 vaccination in Nantwich!

Don, 86, from Hatherton, received his Pfizer vaccine today (January 7) and is the first patient within Nantwich and Rural Primary Care Network to do so.

January 7, 2021
Expansion of COVID-19 vaccination roll-out across Cheshire

Expansion of COVID-19 vaccination roll-out across Cheshire

Sixteen new GP-led COVID-19 vaccination services are set to start vaccinating people across Cheshire in the first weeks of 2021.

They include one in Nantwich, two in Crewe, and in other towns including Alsager, Middlewich, Congleton and Macclesfield.

January 4, 2021
READER’S LETTER: PCR Covid test is “totally useless”

READER’S LETTER: PCR Covid test is “totally useless”

Dear Editor,
The PCR Covid test is totally useless.

It throws up an amazing 93% FALSE positive rate. This means that 93% of the Covid deaths are not Covid deaths at all.

December 30, 2020
GP practices begin roll-out of COVID-19 vaccine in Cheshire communities

GP practices begin roll-out of COVID-19 vaccine in Cheshire communities

Groups of GP practices in South Cheshire have started rolling out a COVID-19 vaccine in local communities.

Initially focusing on protecting those at highest risk, it follows the launch of the vaccination programme in hospitals on December 8.

December 22, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Vaccine will NOT be a magic bullet on Covid cases

READER’S LETTER: Vaccine will NOT be a magic bullet on Covid cases

Dear Editor,

The Crewe Labour Party have criticised some of my tweets in my tremendously popular twitter account @CllrBSilvester, which has an amazing 55,000 followers.

December 21, 2020
Matt Tyrer

Cheshire East Public health chief urges patience over vaccine roll out

Cheshire East Council’s Director of Public Health has urged residents to be patient as the Covid-19 vaccine roll out gets underway.

The much-anticipated vaccine began to be issued this week to the most vulnerable groups as well as frontline care workers.

December 11, 2020
South Cheshire GP urges eligible residents to take up free flu jabs

South Cheshire GP urges eligible residents to take up free flu jabs

A South Cheshire doctor says it’s more important than ever this year that those eligible for a free flu jab come forward and get one.

Dr Andrew Wilson, Chair of NHS Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group, stressed flu kills around 11,000 people every year in England and hospitalises thousands more.

September 29, 2020
South Cheshire public urged to get flu jab amid  rise in cases

South Cheshire public urged to get flu jab amid rise in cases

Residents across Nantwich and Crewe are being reminded to have flu vaccines amid a rise in the number of cases in the area.

Latest reports by Public Health England show that flu, a common infectious viral illness spread by coughs and sneezes, is now circulating in the community.

January 16, 2019
Nantwich families urged to take up free flu vaccinations

Nantwich families urged to take up free flu vaccinations

Nantwich families are being urged to take up free flu vaccinations for those eligible, as the number of cases of the illness grows in Cheshire East.

Cheshire East Council and NHS England say parents of children aged two and three are strongly recommended to make sure their children have the vaccination.

January 7, 2018