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Stay well this winter

1. Overview

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Winter conditions can be seriously bad for our health. This is especially for people aged 65 or over, and people with long-term conditions. We want to help protect you and those you care for.

Here are some simple things you can do to help yourself stay well this winter:

  • Keep warm – this may help prevent colds, flu or more serious health conditions such as heart attacks, strokes and pneumonia
  • Eat well – food gives you energy, which helps to keep you warm. So, try to have regular hot meals and drinks throughout the day
  • Get a flu jab – flu vaccination is offered free of charge to people who are at risk. This includes pregnant women, carers and some young children. The jab is to ensure that they are protected against catching flu and developing serious complications

Find more winter health advice on the NHS website.

Read the below PDFs for information on caring for yourself and others, helpful numbers and opening times for local pharmacies, dentists and GP services.

Emergency Contacts in Stockport

PDF, 181 KB

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Stockport People PDF January 2018

PDF, 1.08 MB

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