Keeping Warm This Winter

Some people are more vulnerable to the effects of cold weather. This includes:
People aged 65 and older
Babies and children under the age of 5
People on a low income (so cannot afford heating)
People who have a long-term health condition
People with a disability
Pregnant women
People who have a mental health condition

If you are 65 or over, or in one of the other at-risk groups, it's important to get medical help as soon as you feel unwell.
One way to protect yourself is by having the Flu jab - read more here
 The Flu Vaccine | Retford & Gainsborough (

Keeping your home warm is really important so here are some tips on how to keep yourself warm and well.


More information can always be found on the NHS website
How to stay well in winter - NHS (