Health and care partners across Morecambe Bay recognise there is a need to act now to support those who are most vulnerable and most at risk in our communities during this winter period and as the pandemic remains a challenge to our daily lives.
We know that being more active and more healthy can reduce your risk of becoming seriously ill if you catch coronavirus.
Here are 6 top tips to help us all stay healthy and well
Ask for help - if you are struggling with your mental health or physical health.
Blood Pressure – keep it low to protect yourself from heart attacks and strokes.
Covid – remember Hands, Face, Space, and if you have symptoms get a test and self-isolate.
Diet – eat a healthy and balanced diet.
Exercise – try and get out for 20 minutes walk every day.
Flu Jab – if entitled to one on the NHS – get it done.
Use the drop down boxes below to find out more about how you can access support for any of these tips
A is for Ask
If you are struggling with your mental health, there are organisations able to help and support you below are just a few websites that may help
Watch Dr Andy Knox as he gives 7 top tips to help you look after your mental health
B is for Blood Pressure
B is for blood presure - keep it low to protect you from heart attacks and strokes
Here you can find resources that will help and advise you
C is for Covid
Remember 'Hands, Face, Space' and if you have symptoms get a test and self-isolate.
Here are some trusted web pages that will give you the most up-to-date information:
D is for Diet
Eat a healthy diet which is low on sugar, low on carbohydrates, low on salt and low alcohol. Eat lots of vegetables, more protein and vitamin B.
Find out more about how you can inprove your diet using the following links:
E is for Exercise
Try and get out for 20 minutes walk every day - it's not always easy so use the following links to help you keep moving:
F is for Flu Jab
If you are in an at risk group or are entitled to a flu jab on the NHS - get it done.
You can find out more about who is entitled and how you can get it using the following link: