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MAN FLU OR ACTUAL FLU? IT’S MOVEMBER!

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It’s Movember which means it’s that the time of year when all men are encouraged to take notice of their health. We all joke about man flu, but South West Lincolnshire CCG is asking men if they can tell it is flu or just a common cold?

PROTECT YOUR UNBORN BABY THIS WINTER WITH A FREE FLU JAB

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Keeping fit and healthy in pregnancy is important for your baby’s growth and development. The immune system is naturally lower during pregnancy, so if you were to catch the flu it could become serious very quickly. Therefore, South West Lincolnshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is encouraging all pregnant women to get a free flu vaccination this winter.

Happy Diwali Lincolnshire!

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The festival of Diwali is being celebrated by millions of Hindus, Sikhs and Jains this week.

Diwali will be celebrated by different faith communities from 27th October onwards this year. The dates vary each year according to the night of the full moon and celebrations can last up to a week. Diwali is often described as the “festival of lights”.

Celebrating Black History Month

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Black History Month commemorates the achievements of black people throughout society.  Originating from the US, sometime after the abolition of slavery, it is today celebrated in many countries around the world including the UK.