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The winter can be difficult for many of us. Keeping warm, getting free flu and COVID jabs and support with winter fuel payments can all help you stay healthy this winter.
People most affected and at greatest risk from the cold weather include:
Keep reading to find out about keeping yourself and others safe including:
Find out more at www.nhs.uk
Keep the warmth in by:
Look after yourself:
Look after others:
There are many grants, benefits and advice in Waltham Forest and nationally to help make your home more energy efficient, improve your heating or help with bills. It’s worthwhile claiming all the benefits you are entitled to before winter sets in.
Learn more out about winter fuel payment.
Check whether you eligible for a cold weather payment.
COVID-19 is likely to amplify the risks of cold weather. COVID-19 should not prevent action to tackle the risks from cold temperatures and winter weather. It is critical that actions to prevent health harms from cold temperatures and winter weather continue – including identifying and supporting those at risk – with necessary adaptations in line with coronavirus guidance to keep everyone safe.
Continue to follow Covid-19 social distancing and vaccination guidance.