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Town Council Coronavirus Update
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with regard to Covid-19 vaccinations
|Covid vaccine update.
From Councillor Steve Forster. Vaccination update - Fleet &
Church Crookham GP surgeries. 7pm Tuesday evening.
We have been asked which vaccination
sites will be operating locally to supplement the mass
vaccination site at Epsom Downs Racecourse which covers a large
area of Hampshire, Surrey etc. including Hart.
Before I detail the latest info, you
should note that it is advisable by NHS professionals and the
chief medical officer that you should receive the vaccine at the
earliest possible date when offered. An early vaccination offers
the best protection from COVID and all the sites are as COVID
safe as possible.
They are run by the NHS. I can confirm
the latest info received is that in addition to the mass testing
site - which is hardly local for many across Hampshire, but is
one of 7 mass locations countrywide - there are 4 nearby NHS
designated sites by the NHS for Fleet & Church Crookham area
This may change in the future, as the
vaccine rolls out, but below is what is currently
These are what has been announced by the
NHS and the local CCG.
1 There will be a site at The War
Memorial Hall in Church Crookham (opposite the Wyvern pub). This
is likely to be live for appointments later next week. (Richmond
2 Another site is at Princes Hall in
Aldershot. This has a large parking area (Branksomewood
3 There is another site in Yateley - one
of the first and most experienced vaccination sites in the
country. This is at the Monteagle Surgery (Fleet Medical Centre
4 The final site in our area is at
Farnham (Crondall) It hasn’t been finalised yet which sites
will be used for each GP practice but that info is expected very
soon in line with the above ... I’ll post updates as soon as
the detail are confirmed. There are many incorrect rumours
and it’s important to only release verified information.
The above should assist those for whom
farther sites are more difficult to reach but I’m personally
very, very disappointed and concerned there at present it is
unlikely there will be a site actually in Fleet, and the
difficulties this might cause for some residents. I am making
the views of Fleet residents who have expressed concern (some
say they will have been let down if there is no site in Fleet
itself) clear to the NHS - as well as to Hart Officers and the
leader of the Council who have not yet been able to successfully
broker or agree anything truly local in Fleet with the local
practices and the NHS. Nonetheless all or GPs and staff are
working hard to deliver this huge vaccination project for all of
us and we fully support them. The booking process details
will also be released shortly - in the meantime please DO NOT
contact your GP practice or the NHS or council.
Currently your GP practice or the NHS
will contact you in writing or by text message when it is your
turn. You can then book online (simplest and easiest) or through
a telephone hotline as long as you have been notified that you
should do so. I repeat that that you should NOT call in
about a vaccination appointment until you have the letter
confirming it is your turn. If you receive a letter or
text message from the NHS or your GP that asks for bank details
or private info, please note it is a SCAM. The NHS will never
ask for private or bank details. Vaccinations are free. If
you need help and are completely unable to get to a scheduled
appointment once you have received the NHS notification, then
please do contact the Hampshire Coronavirus and Support Line
(service provided locally by Hart) on 0333 370 4000 and they may
be able to assist. Local taxi companies such as Hart taxis
will also probably be offering a chargeable service to take
people to appointments, including waiting and return. The
CCG Clinical Commissioning Group has just this evening released
their update on their website on
are exploiting the COVID-19 pandemic to defraud people.
Below are some of the most common scams to be aware of:
TEXT AND PHONE CALL SCAMS:
unexpected email from the government offering you money.
'infection list' scam mimicking the World Health
Organisation (WHO) claiming to provide a list or map of
email from HM Government asking for donations for the NHS.
HMRC email stating you are ‘eligible to receive a tax
of fake COVID-19 swabbing tests, supplements, and anti-virus
text message asking you to pay a fine as it says you have
been ‘recorded as leaving your home on three occasions’
during the lockdown.
phone call stating ‘government guidelines now require
everyone to wear a mask outside the house, press 1 to
purchase your mask’.
services that offer to clean drives and doorways to kill
bacteria or offering to 'decontaminate' the inside of your
healthcare workers offering to take your temperature or
provide 'home-testing' for the virus.
offering to do your shopping. They take the money and do not
Always question unsolicited calls, texts or emails requesting
your personal or financial information (name, address, bank
details). To verify the company contact them directly using a
known email or phone number. For advice on cybercrime, or to
report suspicious emails, visit www.ncsc.gov.uk/cyberaware Anyone
who has been a victim of fraud or cybercrime can report it
online at www.actionfraud.police.uk or
Graeme Barbour (Police, Digital Communications Officer,
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if you can
neighbourhood social media site using areas as small as Pondtail in
Fleet. Covering the whole country. Really recommended by fleethants.com.
Get help for all sorts of problems in these difficult times. https://nextdoor.co.uk/
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Hampshire Coronavirus Services
This email is intended to update you all to a new
service provided by Hampshire County Council in relation
to the current Coronavirus pandemic. The information
below explains what the service is and how to access it
Hampshire Helpline - How can I get help?
A new helpline is now available to provide
information and advice, as well as practical support to
frail or vulnerable Hampshire residents.
The Coronavirus Hampshire Helpline
(Hantshelp4vulnerable) can be contacted on
The helpline* is available seven days a week, from
9am-5pm, and is for vulnerable people who do not have
support from families, friends or their local community,
and who need urgent assistance with practical issues
The Government has also identified some people who are
'extremely vulnerable' to getting seriously ill from
Coronavirus because of an underlying health condition
such as COPD, certain cancers and auto-immune
conditions, and pregnant women with underlying health
Those in this group will have been contacted by the NHS
to request that they should not leave home for at least
12 weeks, and have been advised that if they do not have
friends, family or neighbours who can provide support,
they can register for help to access food, medicine and
social contact via gov.
sort of help will I get?
The Hampshire helpline is for frail or vulnerable people
who need urgent assistance with essential food or
household supplies, collection of medication, or who are
at risk of loneliness. Please discuss your requirements
with our friendly advisors who will ensure you get the
help you need.
If you need urgent food supplies, you can expect to
receive a food box, typically containing:
Long life orange juice
Plus urgent household necessities if needed eg shower
Wherever possible, special dietary requirements will be
It is vital that if you are giving, or receiving help,
you take precautions to ensure your safety and those of
others. We urge all volunteers to adhere to Government's
to help safely) guidance on how to volunteer
Your local Council for Voluntary Service (Link
to voluntary services) will also be able to provide
information and support.
If you are receiving help, you should follow the
Government's social distancing and hygiene guidance. Do
not let anyone into your home, unless you have
confirmation that they are a registered professional or
representative of a recognised Voluntary / Community
sector organisation. Be cautious and curious and ask
volunteers for proof of ID.
You can keep up to date with the latest Government
guidance via www.GOV.uk/Coronavirus
If you're worried you have Coronavirus, follow the NHS
Please remain safe and follow the Governments guidance
on Coronavirus which states you need to -
Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but
only if you cannot work from home)
If you go out, stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other
people at all times
Wash your hands as soon as you get home
Do not meet others, even friends or family. You can
spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms.
Thank you fro taking the time to read this important
email. I hope you, your family and friends stay safe
and well during these difficult times.
PC Noel Griffiths 24309 Fleet Town Beat Manager
Noel Griffiths (Police, PC, Hart District)