BSL-friendly advice and information on how our services are affected by Coronavirus
BSL February update
Message from RBC Leader Jason Brock
Infection rate in Reading still going down
If you have symptoms or NHS Test and Trace tells you, please ensure you self isolate properly
Please continue get vaccinated when contacted for your appointment
We know lockdown and self-isolation has big impact on mental wellbeing. Reminder of One Reading Community Hub support. Will support with urgent food or medicine, or emotional support. You can contact via Reading Deaf Centre (SMS 07704 687 298 or fax 0118 950 0507)
In March applications will be considered for new leisure facilities at Rivermead and Palmer Park, with two new swimming pools
The public is being urged to only contact the Hub if they have urgent welfare needs which a family member or trusted friend or Reading Deaf Centre cannot help them with. This is so that resources can be directed to the people that need it most at this challenging time. All offers of help and support are welcome from individuals, businesses and other organisations. The Hub cannot provide health advice and will direct customers to NHS 111. BSL Access connect https://interpreternow.co.uk/.
We have closed most of our public buildings but will continue to run essential frontline services.
Our priorities at this time are to:
ensure continuity of
support vulnerable people
support the local economy
If you need to contact us please contact the information officer at Reading Deaf Centre https://readingdeafcentre.co.uk the first instance, this service will support you contacting the council. We appreciate your patience as we deal with enquiries at this busy time. We will prioritise those in most urgent need of our help, and we will respond to everyone as soon as is possible.