New variants are increasing the risk of spreading COVID-19 in Dudley borough and rate are rising rapidly.
Play your part - get both doses of the jab!
The single most important thing you can do is take up
both doses of the vaccine when offered.
There will be a vaccine bus be at:
Stone Street Square, Dudley DY1 1NJ
Wed 30 June to Fri 2 July 11am to 7pm and Sat 3 July 9am to 5pm
If you are over 18 you can get your first COVID jab here.
Spread the word, do you know friends and family who haven’t had the jab yet – let them know.
Test twice a week with a symptom free test.
Any signs of feeling unwell - get a standard (PCR) test.
Proceed with caution as restrictions ease - It’s not over yet, play your part!
COVID-19 remains a part of our lives, we have to learn to live with it. The basics are still vital:
You will need to self isolate if you or someone in your household tests positive for Covid-19, or if you are returning from abroad, it is important to self isolate to stop the spread. This means staying at home with your household and not having visitors. If you don’t do this, you could be fined.
People are encouraged to be prepared in case they need to self-isolate. We’ve put together a handy guide to so people can think about this in advance.
It’s important to self-isolate to help stop the spread of Covid-19. Our 10 step-plan has practical advice to help you stay at home. Visit www.dudley.gov.uk/self-isolation
Lateral flow tests (LFT)
You can pick up free boxes of lateral flow tests for home testing at many pharmacies in Brierley hill – find out the nearest you at https://maps.test-and-trace.nhs.uk/
PCR test sites
You can get a PCR test from a number of test sites across Dudley borough. Your nearest sites are:
Every person aged 18 or over is now eligible to have the Covid-19 jab.
If you’ve had a positive Covid-19 test you should wait 28 days from the date you had the test before you have the vaccination.
Walk-in no appointment
In addition to the van in Stone Square there will be other opportunities to grab a no appointment jab so look out for more information in the press and on social media.
Vaccine appointments – make an appointment online
There are a number of community locations that are offering a vaccine service and these need to be booked via the national booking service.
The nearest to Dudley Town Centre are:
Other locations include:
Remember you still need to follow the hands, space, face guidance even when fully vaccinated.
Dudley, let’s keep playing our part.
The Mind Hub
Bushey Fields Hospital
Bushey Fields Road