Update on Covid-19
THIS IS A DEDICATED PAGE FOR NOTICES RELATING TO COVID-19
There is no government guidance which prevents meetings but our general meeting of January will be via Zoom. Hopefully in February we can meet face to face again. However, interest Groups can meet. Please discuss with the group leader.
Due to the new Variant Omicron we all have to be a little more careful (again) with masks and social distancing when we are meeting. Please keep yourselves safe and respect the safety of others. Keep the air flowing by opening windows. An updated risk assessment form has been added to this page as well as on the Group leaders' page.
Although restrictions are lifted, most people are still cautious. Click on TAT Covid Advice August 2021 for more information.
We will start with our general meetings again on 13th of September in the usual place but if people would like to stay at home they can 'Zoom in'. This is all new to us, especially technically, so please bear with us. See Event page for information about the speaker. For group meetings, please contact your group leader for updates.
We follow government guidelines and will have to wait another month or so to go back to 'normal'. Fingers crossed we can all meet soon. For now, enjoy the Summer break.
Light at the end of the tunnel!! Click on the small picture on the right for information from TAT
A link to the 4 step road-map from the prime minister.
DURING THE LOCKDOWN GROUPS CAN ONLY MEET VIRTUALLY
The High Peak area remains in Tier 3 until further notice. Please keep up to date with government guidelines as they change daily.
The latest from TAT Update TAT guidelines Dec 2020 + a link on the right for managing hearing loss & tinnitus during Covid-19
The latest from TAT Lockdown 2 TAT advice
Here is the link to the Prime Minister's announcement Lockdown 2
A link to the latest TAT guidelines. See the link on the right hand side of this page, Covid-19 update TAT 2
A link to the latest news for Derbyshire. Derbyshire update
The Third Age Trust have issued new guidelines - please use this link to read the document: https://mailchi.mp/u3a/em-09-21-20-u3a-u
The main thing to note is that there will be no U3A Charity exemptions now, and the maximum number of people who can meet inside or out will be six for all groups - except for the Walking Groups who can walk under the Ramblers Association guidelines. At the time of writing this message they were still allowing up to 30 people to walk together - if socially distance but these may change so please do keep checking their website.
'Dear Members, in light of today's change in the government's Covid guidelines I wanted to let you know we are considering how it impacts on our future planning. Once we have further guidance from the Third Age Trust I will send another email to update you all.
With all good wishes, Fiona (Chair Buxton U3A)