December2021

Dry January 2022

The Dry January campaign is a campaign that promotes a month free of alcohol; and was initiated in 2013 with approximately 4,000 people taking part. The campaign has continued to grow with around 130,000 taking part in 2021. Many of us drink to relax, socialise or celebrate. However, before we[…]

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What is my Portion Size?

Portion sizes are directly related to our weight and health. Taller or more active people will require larger portions. Shorter or less active people will require smaller portions. There is no one size fits all when it comes to portion size or food type; it is therefore important to be[…]

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Pfizer Vaccine 5 – 11 years – FAQ

20.02.21 Below are common questions presented to Public Health. If you have any unanswered questions please email Health.Promotion@gha.gi. Note, the risk-benefit strongly in favour of vaccination for almost all groups is less clear-cut for children. Young people and their parents will need to understand potential benefits, potential side effects and[…]

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Mask Use and Infection Prevention

A great number of us are tired of the COVID-19 pandemic. A mix of COVID-19 updates and reports, local and global, continue to feed our fear, uncertainty and doubt. In order to stay physically, mentally and emotionally healthy, it is important that we learn to live with the virus, making[…]

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Work and Wellbeing this Festive Season

Whether you are focused on finishing to-do lists before your well-earned annual leave or you are working over the holiday, staying on top of everything can feel particularly challenging at this time of year. UK registered Charity MIND have developed some top tips to help manage mental health in the[…]

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Vaccination Exemption

Vaccines are a key public health measure to protect people from COVID-19, slow transmission, and reduce the likelihood of new variants emerging. Studies show that the COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective at preventing severe illness, hospitalizations, and death. There are some limited reasons when an individual may seek exemption from[…]

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