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Health and Wellbeing

Cold weather can make some health problems worse and even lead to serious complications, especially if you are 65 or older, or if you have a long-term health condition. This page includes information on how to stay well and healthy during the cold weather, protecting yourself and other's around you.


Getting vaccinated against Flu and Covid-19 is the best way to get protected this Winter. 

If you are eligible for a Flu or Covid-19 vaccination you can get vaccinated at a number of sites across Kingston. This includes GP surgeries, community pharmacies and local community venues. You can book an appointment or walk in to a variety of selected clinics.  

Winter advice for keeping healthy and well 

The following organisations have some top tips for keeping healthy, warm and well this Winter.

  • AgeUK web pages have tips on looking after your mental health, information on where to get support with your energy bills or advice on keeping warm in Winter and a selection of cold weather advice to help you stay warm and healthy throughout the Winter months. Age UK Winter advice for the elderly.
  • HealthWatch Kingston have some top tips for staying healthy and well this Winter. Visit Healthwatch to find out more. 

Last Modified: 23/11/2023 10:27:37