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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

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

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
All eligible adults in Wales will be offered booster vaccination by end of January

Invitations will be sent in order of Priority Group.

07/12/2021
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 6 December

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 6 December

03/12/2021
More Powys Health and Care Academy students take up work placements

A second wave of recruits to the new Powys Health and Care Academy have begun their work placements, supporting hospital services in Llandrindod Wells, Ystradgynlais, Newtown and Brecon.

03/12/2021
Cancer Patients share their stories

A compendium of patient stories which opens the door on the personal journeys and experiences of people living with cancer in the county has been created and published as part of the Improving the Cancer Journey in Powys programme.

02/12/2021
Asymptomatic testing centre at Winter Fair helps to Keep Powys Safe
Outside the asymptomatic testing centre are (from left to right) Jake Offord, Powys County Council’s Interim Asymptomatic Testing lead; Nigel Brinn, Powys County Council’s Executive Director for Economy and Environment; Cllr Beverley Baynham, Powys County
Outside the asymptomatic testing centre are (from left to right) Jake Offord, Powys County Council’s Interim Asymptomatic Testing lead; Nigel Brinn, Powys County Council’s Executive Director for Economy and Environment; Cllr Beverley Baynham, Powys County

Over 7,500 rapid lateral flow test (LFT) kits were handed out from the asymptomatic testing centre that was set up to test visitors attending this year’s Winter Fair without a COVID pass, the county council has said.

02/12/2021
Updates to the UK Vaccination Programme on 29 November 2021

New recommendations from the JCVI have been adopted by Welsh Government.

30/11/2021
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 29 November

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 29 November

28/11/2021
New Car Park for Brecon Hospital

Breconshire War Memorial Hospital is to get a new car park, bringing an extra 70 spaces, following £1.6million investment from Welsh Government and charitable sources.

26/11/2021
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 22 November

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 22 November

18/11/2021
New guidance on COVID-19 vaccination for 16-17 year olds and people aged 40+

The Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has published new guidance on COVID-19 vaccination.

15/11/2021
Drop-In COVID Vaccination Sessions - week beginning 15 November

Drop-in vaccination clinics week beginning 15 November

12/11/2021
COVID testing kit success to be repeated
Three members of Powys
Three members of Powys

Following the successful distribution of COVID testing kits at supermarkets last month, the Test Trace Protect team will again be distributing COVID tests at supermarkets over the next couple of weeks.

10/11/2021
Tree safety works at Bro Ddyfi Community Hospital

A safety and condition survey has been completed of a single beech tree within the car park of Bro Ddyfi Community Hospital, Machynlleth.

10/11/2021