COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It's caused by a virus called coronavirus.
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Every Breath Campaign
Smokers are being urged to quit to reduce their chances of developing COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease).
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South Tyneside Alliance
Celebrating Alliancing in South Tyneside with professional speed dating events
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Screening is a way of finding out if people are at higher risk of a health problem, so that early treatment can be offered or information given to help them make informed decisions.
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World Immunisation Week
World Immunisation Week aims to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. The theme this year is #VaccinesWork for All
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Minimum Unit Pricing
Minimum Unit Price (MUP) is a highly targeted and effective measure which would save lives, cut crime, save money, reduce the pressure on our over-stretched emergency services and would be simple to implement and enforce.
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Focus on Mental Health
There are three major mental health campaigns that run in May, these are Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, Mental Health Awareness Week and Dementia Action Week.
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Health Advocate of the Year
A huge "well done" to Nicola Reed who has been named Health Advocate of the Year for both South Tyneside and the whole of the North East!
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Find out more about the campaigns we're supporting this quarter. Public Health news: Public Health campaigns
Public Health England can help you to promote health messages in your organisation. Whether you're looking to reduce kids' sugar consumption, deliver better adult health outcomes or increase cancer diagnosis and survival rates, you'll find everything you need in the Public Health England: Campaign Resources Centre
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