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PCR testing for clinically vulnerable people

Booking a PCR test remains essential for clinically vulnerable people, explains Stuart Bourne, Director of Public Health.  

13/01/2022
Could you help ease the pressure as a hospital support volunteer?
An elderly patient in a hospital accompanied by a volunteer
An elderly patient in a hospital accompanied by a volunteer

Volunteers are wanted to help support patients in five Powys hospitals at Bronllys, Welshpool, Llandrindod Wells, Machynlleth and Llanidloes.

11/01/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 10 January
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 10 January

07/01/2022
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 3 January
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 3 January

30/12/2021
All visitors to undertake Lateral flow tests prior to visiting inpatient settings / birthing centres

We appreciate the importance of visiting your loved ones and under the current circumstances one visitor (a family member or friend) is permitted to visit and guidance is outlined below.

24/12/2021
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 27 December
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 27 December

24/12/2021
COVID-19 Vaccination: Christmas Opening Times

Our vaccination centres in Powys are closed on December 25 and 26.

24/12/2021
Plan Ahead For Repeat Prescriptions Over Festive Period

Make sure you plan ahead and order your repeat prescriptions in time. That’s the message from the Powys Teaching Health Board as we approach Christmas.

23/12/2021
Health Board asks Powys employers to support staff to get the COVID vaccine
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

This week has seen unprecedented numbers of people receive their COVID vaccines in Powys. Following on from 12 months of ever-increasing capacity and delivery, the health board is trying to get every single eligible person in Powys their vaccinations by the New Year.

17/12/2021
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 20 December
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 20 December

17/12/2021
Online booking now available for Powys boosters
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

18 and over? Registered with a Powys GP? More than three months since second dose?

16/12/2021
Do your bit to support the Booster roll-out - volunteer as a wayfinder marshall

Can you spare a couple of hours a week to help with the booster roll out?

15/12/2021
BOOSTER drop-in clinics week beginning 13 December
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

BOOSTER drop-in clinics week beginning 13 December

13/12/2021
Update following the Prime Minister's announcement on 12 December

Thank you for your patience.

13/12/2021
The latest edition of our COVID-19 Vaccination Newsletter (12 December) is now available
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Read our newsletter online or download our pdf.

12/12/2021
Enjoy Christmas and Look After Your Health

Wherever you look, there are Christmas temptations at every turn. From mince pies and Christmas cake to chocolate and your favourite tipple, it is easy to over-indulge over the festive season.

10/12/2021
Happy Birthday Powys Vaccination Programme

Powys Teaching Health Board is celebrating the first anniversary of its county-wide COVID-19 vaccine programme.

10/12/2021
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 13 December
Row of Covid vaccinations 
Row of Covid vaccinations 

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 13 December

10/12/2021
Online Q&A Event on 14 December 2021

You are invited to an online Q&A event from 5.30pm to 6.30pm on Tuesday 14 December 2021.

10/12/2021
Powys Community Pharmacies Christmas opening times now available

Take a look at the Christmas opening times for Powys Community Pharmacies

08/12/2021