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Week 62: 'How Are We Doing in Wales' public engagement survey results

The results of the latest ‘How Are We Doing in Wales’ public engagement survey have been released today (18 June 2021) by Public Health Wales. 

Delta variant (VOC-21APR-02) numbers rise to 488 cases in Wales

The number of new cases of Delta variant (21-APR-02) has risen to 488 according to new figures published today by Public Health Wales.

Delta variant (VOC-21APR-02) is now the most common variant of new cases in Wales as numbers rise to 315

Public Health Wales has today confirmed the numbers of Delta variant (VOC-21APR-02) have increased to 315.  This is a rise of 131 cases since the last update given on 10 June.

Report highlights challenges faced by unpaid carers during pandemic

A new Cardiff University report, funded by Public Health Wales, highlights the additional challenges that unpaid carers have faced during the Coronavirus pandemic. 

81 new cases of Delta variant since 3 June, as localised community transmission occurs

Public Health Wales is urging people to stick to social distancing rules and to take up the offer of a vaccine following a significant increase in the number of Delta variant (VOC-21APR-02) cases of Coronavirus.

Coping strategies made a difference to young people's mental well-being during pandemic

A new report, published today (08.06.21) by Public Health Wales, identifies a range of activities and behaviours that helped young people deal with the difficult changes to their lives during the pandemic.

Over 1,300 lateral flow test packs distributed in five days in Conwy cluster investigation

People living in Llandudno Junction, Llandudno and Penrhyn Bay are being urged to get a free Coronavirus test to help stop the spread of the Delta variant of Coronavirus (VOC-21APR-02), even if they have no symptoms.

Talking about childhood experiences with health visitor enriches relationships and gives health improvement for whole family

A new report, published by Public Health Wales today (03.06.21) suggests that when Health Visitors enquire about caregiver’s adverse childhood experiences (ACE’s) as part of their routine visits, a series of positive benefits are found by all parties.  

Learning lessons from pandemic could see long term reduction in urban air pollution

Prioritising access to active travel and public transport are important to reducing car journeys and exposure to air pollution for everyone concludes a paper recently published by a team from the Health Protection Division at Public Health Wales, in collaboration with colleagues from Public Health England. 

'Get Tested Now.' Important message for residents of Llandudno Junction, Llandudno and Penrhyn Bay after sharp increase in cases of variant of concern

Public Health Wales, Conwy County Borough Council and Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board are urging people living in the Llandudno Junction, Llandudno and Penrhyn Bay areas of North Wales to be alert for Coronavirus symptoms and to take a test as soon as possible even if they have no symptoms.