During the Covid-19 pandemic more than 123,000 jobs have been supported in Dorset, either by the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) or by the Self-Employment Income Support Scheme.
Local people are to have the chance to ask questions in advance of a Dorset Council and BCP Council Joint Health Scrutiny meeting on Wednesday 1 July at which the county-wide response to COVID-19 will be discussed.
Antibody testing for healthcare staff in Dorset has begun to see if they have had the virus that causes COVID-19.
It’s here at last. If you’ve been missing your retail therapy, pop out to your local high street today, Monday 15 June as many shops which sell non-essential goods are opening.
The Victorian proverb ‘change of work is as good as play’ could well apply to some employees of Dorset Council as the COVID- 19 crisis has seen almost 250 people take up temporary new roles to support frontline services.
The Government has high hopes for the new NHS Test and Trace Service for Covid-19, but sadly scammers are looking to exploit the system, which was launched at the beginning of June.
You can survive Covid-19 even if you have serious underlying health problems.
Covid-19 patients in Poole Hospital’s critical care unit are being provided with an innovative aid to their recovery.
Historic England, which has a number of sites in Dorset including Merewood Cottage at Tarrant Rushton, Kingston Maurward House and Dorset County Museum in Dorchester, has launched a second emergency fund to support the heritage sector recovery from the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic.
During the coronavirus pandemic a huge amount of work has been going on in the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole areas to ensure that people don’t go hungry.