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Thousands Of Kirklees Residents Get COVID Jabs In June

Three Members of staff outside of a pop up clinic in PPE

Through a series of free, pop-up vaccination clinics held across the borough, over 5,000 people have been vaccinated so far by primary care and pharmacy providers. The largest clinic at Honley Village Hall organised by Medicare Chemists on Saturday 19 June, saw 743 people vaccinated in one day. These figures are on top of those people who have been vaccinated through the national booking system.

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Infection rates rise in Kirklees but restrictions are unchanged

Rates of COVID-19 infections have continued to rise in Kirklees according to data published by Public Health England.

The local data shows that the rate of COVID-19 infection in Kirklees has increased by 20.2% over the past week. In the last seven days where data is available, 89.3 per 100,000 people in Kirklees tested positive for COVID-19, compared to last week when it was 74.3 per 100,000. The increase mirrors trends across Yorkshire and England over recent weeks.

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Share your experiences of maternity services during the pandemic

The way that some maternity services are delivered has changed during the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re working with the NHS in Kirklees and our local Maternity Voices Partnership to understand the impact of these changes on new mums, pregnant women and families. How will we do this? We would like to hear from you if you have used maternity services during

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Poetry, fancy dress and illustrations – literary adventures with Kirklees Libraries

Kirklees Libraries will be launching an exciting online reading development programme for children in Kirklees next week. What’s it all about? Library Adventures Live! will be the start of a fantastic programme aimed at encouraging more children to read for pleasure which will help with their long term literacy skills.  There will be authors reading from their work; illustrators running

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