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CYPSP Translation Hub

As you may be aware a central Translation hub was set up on the CYPSP website and launched in August and provides information on health, education, family support, Covid, housing, employment, safety, EUSS, sign language and contacts. We have a set of finalised leaflets promoting the hub available at http://www.cypsp.hscni.net/translation-leaflets/ which can be downloaded, printed and/or shared.

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Covid-19 Close Contact Guidance – Hungarian and Slovakian

English Version If you have been identified as infected with COVID-19 following a test, then you will be first contacted via text message by the Public Health Agency (PHA)  and they will ask you to give the name of  those you were in close contact with, on the HSCNI internet service “Help us trace your contacts”. This is so we …

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PHA Test Trace Protect – a step-by-step guide and translations

PHA advice on Test Trace Protect including the infographic and translations have been updated online and can be accessed at the following link: https://www.publichealth.hscni.net/publications/test-trace-protect-step-step-guide

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Mythbuster about Covid-19

The Department of Health has issued the first in a planned series of “mythbusters”, correcting inaccurate claims about Covid-19. The first deals with the suggestions that Covid-19 patients are being prioritised over patients with other conditions. Welcoming the first “mythbuster”, Health Minister Robin Swann said: “Patients are treated according to clinical priority, as determined by specialist clinicians. Our hospitals are doing …

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Video Translations of PHA Self-Isolation Information

The Inter-Ethnic Forum translations of PHA self-isolation information. Voiceovers in Romanian and Bulgarian. Romanian: 1: https://vimeo.com/475432366 2: https://vimeo.com/475432440 3: https://vimeo.com/475432572   Bulgarian: 1: https://vimeo.com/475433111 2: https://vimeo.com/475433283 3: https://vimeo.com/475433537   Password: Translations

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UK Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities Consultation

The UK Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities consultation entitled “Ethnic disparities and inequality in the UK: call for evidence”, The Commission have been asked by the government to review ethnic disparities and inequality in the UK, focusing on the following 4 areas: Education Employment and enterprise Health Crime and policing The closing date for submissions to the consultation closes …

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Armagh City Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council’s Community Support Helpline

Armagh City Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council is here to work for the community, to improve lives and revitalise and support communities. Through this pilot initiative their aim is to provide information, support and signposting in relation to volunteering, employability, training, health and wellbeing, advice services and food support. You can call them, leave a message, email or submit an …

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