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Coronavirus column: Health inequalities put us at greater risk

Published on Friday 21 January 2022 at 10:01 am

In his weekly column, Prof Dominic Harrison, our Director of Public Health,  reviews the current data and comments on the health inequalities that put areas like Blackburn with Darwen at a greater risk:

The good news is that it looks like the reported Covid Omicron case rate peaked in parts of Pennine Lancashire at or around the 5th January.

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Residents urged: take a test to help stop variant spread

Published on Wednesday 2 June 2021 at 11:03 am

As rates of Covid cases rise across Blackburn with Darwen,  everyone who lives, works or studies in areas with BB1 and BB2 postcodes are strongly encouraged to take a COVID-19 PCR test, whether they are showing symptoms or not, to help track the spread of the latest Variant of Concern.

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