Jersey & Channel Island News

MoH: Cloth Masks May Bring Benefits If Used Properly

April 1, 2020

Jersey’s Medical Officer of Health has issued guidance on the use of cloth masks, which some islanders have been making at home to wear during the pandemic. Dr Ivan Muscat […]

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Support For The Homeless Announced

March 31, 2020

A dedicated email address has been set up for the homeless and people who cannot stay in their home to contact the government, so they can get a roof over […]

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49 Jersey Healthcare Professionals Respond To Call For Help

March 31, 2020

In the past 24 hours 49 Health Care Professionals have responded to an online call out for help. The call for assistance came for the health service for much needed […]

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Listening Lounge Extends Mental Health Support

March 31, 2020

Jersey’s Listening Lounge has set up a dedicated helpline for people struggling with mental health issues because of coronavirus. The ‘Listening Line’, available on 866793, allows the counselling team to […]

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Tweet the Chief Minister Your Questions

March 31, 2020

Islanders will be able to ask their Covid-19 related questions directly to the Chief Minister tonight on Twitter. The Q&A session, will take place between 17:00 and 18:00, it will […]

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VR Makes Self-Isolating A Walk In The Park

March 31, 2020

Homebound islanders can now use virtual reality to get out for an afternoon walk. The project has been created by Digital Jersey’s Rory Steel to help islanders self-isolating during the […]

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Coronavirus Business Loans Now Available

March 31, 2020

Loans of between £5,000 and £500,000 are being offered in a new Jersey government-backed scheme to help local businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic. The ‘Loan Guarantee Scheme’ will be […]

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More Critical Workers' Children Eligible For Childcare

March 31, 2020

More Jersey children whose parents and carers are designated as ‘critical workers’ can now go to a school, nursery or childminder while the schools are closed. The second wave of […]

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Minister Signs 'Stay At Home' Order

March 31, 2020

Jersey’s Health Minister has signed an order which makes it an offence for islanders to go to or remain in public places, because of the coronavirus pandemic Under it, anyone […]

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First Coronavirus Death In Guernsey

March 31, 2020

Guernsey has suffered its first death of a patient who had contracted Covid-19 The Director of Public Health Dr Nicola Brink made the announcement in the early hours of Tuesday […]

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