Recently I was ‘tagged’ in a post on Facebook. You have likely seen the ‘Comment, Share and like our page to be entered into a Prize draw,’ but this particular one was for a sought after PlayStation 5.
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How many of us read the full terms and conditions of anything we sign up for?
In Orkney, officially, the number of cases of people resident in the islands has increased by over 5 in only 2 days and is now at 14. This is a cumulative figure – the total number of positive confirmed tests.
It has been known for some time that although the official cases in Orkney had remained low, up until now, it was understood that the virus was present in the community.
If you have to self isolate there is support available to enable to do so safely.
“Feelings of anxiety are normal and to be expected, but there are things you can do that will help. “
In total for Scotland £56,060,000 has been shared directly to councils, voluntary groups and the national shielding boxes. £99,000 was allocated to Orkney.
“Pharmacists, supported by their pharmacy teams, will be able to offer consultations for anyone with minor illnesses and provide the appropriate advice and support.”
“I think the ‘Here for you’ service is offering a lifeline to people who need someone to talk to who can empathise with their situation.”