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Advice on how to protect yourself and your family during winter, managing common illnesses and when to get help.
Find out how to prevent and treat viral infections in children.
Find out when to call your GP urgently and when to call 112 or 999.
Which types of infections are common in winter, and what you can do to protect yourself and others.
Make sure you're prepared this winter season.
Find your nearest emergency department (ED) and read advice on when to go to an ED.
Advice on treating common viral illnesses like colds, coughs, flu and sore throats.
Get advice about COVID-19, including symptoms, testing, vaccination and self-isolation
How to get your COVID-19 vaccine and booster dose.
Get a free flu vaccine if you are at risk of serious illness. The flu vaccine is the best way to protect yourself against flu this winter.
If you need to see a GP outside their clinic hours, you can contact your local GP out of hours service.
Injury units are for the treatment of minor injuries that are unlikely to need admission to hospital.
Read tips for keeping warm and services that are available to older people.
How to keep yourself and your home warm during cold weather.
Get information and advice about your mental health and wellbeing.
How to prepare for severe weather such as snow or ice