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Health and social care

Derbyshire County Council provide many of the social services in South Derbyshire, and most of the links in this area will take you to the relevant page of Derbyshire County Council's website.

For further information please telephone 01629 533190.

Careline / Telecare

Telecare independent living is provided by South Derbyshire District Council.

Catch it, bin it, kill it!

The flu virus can spread quickly as it can live on hard surfaces for several hours. If you don't catch your coughs or sneezes hygienically in a clean tissue and then throw it away the virus can easily spread from person to person.

To prevent the spread of flu, when you cough or sneeze:

  • Catch It in a clean tissue
  • Bin It and
  • Kill It by washing your hands as soon as you can.

Swine flu is a more aggressive form of the virus and further advice is available on the NHS Choices website.

Alternatively call Tel: 0800 1 513 513 to hear the latest information on Swine flu.

Neighbouring authorities

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