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Council issues reminder as new rules on face coverings come into effect

Council issues reminder as new rules on face coverings come into effect

Council issues reminder as new rules on face coverings come into effect

People must wear one on public transport, in hospitals and enclosed spaces, such as shops, where it's not possible to maintain a 2m distance.


Oh Goodness! Park festival in Stortford to go virtual to beat ban on gatherings

Oh Goodness! Park festival in Stortford to go virtual to beat ban on gatherings

Oh Goodness! Park festival in Stortford to go virtual to beat ban on gatherings

Health, fitness and wellbeing festival Goodness in the Park will take place in July and be streamed live from Friends of Castle Park Facebook Page.


'I'm told I called an ambulance – the next thing I knew I woke up in acute care weeks later'

'I'm told I called an ambulance – the next thing I knew I woke up in acute care weeks later'

'I'm told I called an ambulance – the next thing I knew I woke up in acute care weeks later'

73-year-old widow from Elsenham pays tribute to Princess Alexandra Hospital staff who saved her life


NHS Test and Trace programme now tracking coronavirus in Hertfordshire

NHS Test and Trace programme now tracking coronavirus in Hertfordshire

NHS Test and Trace programme now tracking coronavirus in Hertfordshire

Those who test positive for Covid-19 will be contacted, told to self-isolate for 14 days and give details of those they've been in close contact with.


Royal recognition for hospital patient panel volunteers

Royal recognition for hospital patient panel volunteers

Royal recognition for hospital patient panel volunteers

Queen's Award for Voluntary Service for group which speaks for up to 500,000 people who use PAH, Herts & Essex and St Margaret's hospitals.


'The cancer has spread to my brain and I could be out of time, so I need to put my family first'

'The cancer has spread to my brain and I could be out of time, so I need to put my family first'

'The cancer has spread to my brain and I could be out of time, so I need to put my family first'

Beth 'Bowel Warrior' Purvis, 41 in June, writes for the Stortford Indie as a married mother of two from Elsenham living with stage 4 cancer.


Council gears up for possible Covid-19 peak in Herts care homes

Council gears up for possible Covid-19 peak in Herts care homes

Council gears up for possible Covid-19 peak in Herts care homes

The alert from Herts County Council comes as it publishes a detailed response to care minister on how it is using Govt's £600m Infection Control Fund.


Medics say thank you with can collection for food bank

Medics say thank you with can collection for food bank

Medics say thank you with can collection for food bank

The initiative began when the emergency department (ED) team launched the 'We can with a can' initiative two weeks ago.


Coronavirus testing expands in Hertfordshire with new Thursday service

Coronavirus testing expands in Hertfordshire with new Thursday service

Coronavirus testing expands in Hertfordshire with new Thursday service

The Government has extended the criteria so now anyone aged over five, in the first few days of having suspected symptoms, is eligible.


Council reopens East Herts care home for discharged hospital patients

Council reopens East Herts care home for discharged hospital patients

Council reopens East Herts care home for discharged hospital patients

The reopening is for patients who are ready to be discharged from hospital but are not quite ready to go home and look after themselves.


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