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1st February 2021

Sutton Safeguarding Adults Board news item

Resources for raising awareness about vaccine fraud

Resources for raising awareness about vaccine fraud

Resources for raising awareness about vaccine fraud and what to look for to protect against scams.

In partnership  with National Cyber Centre, Action Fraud and Crime Stoppers, Government has produced resources to

Resources for raising awareness about vaccine fraud - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Please view the below video:

 

https://youtu.be/aKcFH6TFgqA

25th January 2021

Sutton Safeguarding Adults Board news item

Time to vaccinate against COVID 19 (Protect yourself, protect your community)

Time to vaccinate against COVID 19 (Protect yourself, protect your community)                                                  

The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine is safe and effective. It gives you the best protection against the illness. The NHS is currently offering the vaccine to people most at risk from coronavirus starting with these priority groups identified by the JCVI

 

  • people aged 80 and over

  • some people aged 70 and over

  • some people who are clinically extremely vulnerable

  • people who live or work in care homes

  • health and social care workers

 

In England, the vaccine is being offered in some hospitals and pharmacies, at hundreds of local vaccination centres run by GPs and at larger vaccination centres. More centres are opening all the time. You also need to be registered with a GP surgery in England. You can register with a GP if you do not have one.

 

For more information visit the NHS England website

14th January 2021

Sutton Safeguarding Adults Board news item

Crackdown on unlawful ebay listings of face mask exemptions and badges posing a risk to public health

Kingston and Sutton Shared Services Trading Standards team have removed hundreds of eBay listings that posed a risk to public health and safety during the Covid-19 pandemic.
 
This week officers identified and liaised with officers from Westminster Trading Standards and eBay to take down over 700 listings. More than 500 were for the unlawful sale of the UK Government official Face Mask Exemption and Badges, with many sellers advertising bulk buy lots with anti-covid messages undermining public health controls. The team continues to monitor both physical retail premises for compliance with the Coronavirus Health Regulations as well as online sales as part of their community protection role.

14th January 2021

Sutton Safeguarding Adults Board news item

Covid-19 vaccination - a guide for older adults

This leaflet explains about the Covid-19 vaccination, who is eligible and who needs to have the vaccine to protect them from Coronavirus.

11th January 2021

Sutton Safeguarding Adults Board news item

Cyber criminals preying on Coronavirus fears.

Cyber criminals are preying on fears of the coronavirus and sending ‘phishing’ text messages that try and trick users into clicking on a bad link.

Please access advice here.