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Director of Public Health speaks to BBC Surrey about coronavirus

Surrey County Council’s Interim Director of Public Health, Ruth Hutchinson spoke this morning to BBC Surrey about the current situation in Surrey regarding the coronavirus. Ruth said that for most of the population in Surrey, the current situation was “low risk”, and re-emphasised the Public Health England advice that “you should go about your normal … Continue reading

Joint statement on coronavirus cases in Surrey and West Sussex

This afternoon the Chief Medical Officer for England announced three further patients who were “close contacts of a known case”, had tested positive for COVID-19. These relate to a man who tested positive in Surrey on Friday 28 February so brings the total number of confirmed cases in Surrey to two. We can also confirm … Continue reading

Coronavirus update from Surrey’s Director of Public Health

Ruth Hutchinson, Interim Director of Public Health for Surrey County Council, said: “I have spoken to colleagues at Public Health England this morning and will remain in continuous contact while we manage the situation in Surrey. “PHE updated me on their work and steps they have taken since the case was confirmed. They are already … Continue reading

Public Health England and Surrey County Council statement on confirmed COVID-19 case in Surrey

Dr Alison Barnett, Centre Director, Public Health England South East, said: “Public Health England is contacting people who had close contact with confirmed cases of COVID-19. One of the latest cases is a resident of Surrey and we’re working closely with NHS colleagues in that area as well as Surrey County Council to manage the … Continue reading

Surrey clears up after the floods

As river levels on the Thames start to fall, work is under way to help communities get back on their feet. Residents who are wondering what to do with their sandbags are assured that they are welcome to keep them for future use. It is not advisable to store wet ones, but dry ones are … Continue reading

Surrey councils set up flood recovery centres

As river levels on the Thames start to fall, work is under way to help communities get back on their feet. Councils across Surrey are setting up flood recovery centres where people can get information and advice to help them recover from the effects of the severe weather. Seven centres across Runnymede, Elmbridge and Spelthorne are … Continue reading

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