An event to encourage older residents to stay safe and healthy proved popular.

The Stay Safe and Well this Winter event was held in Waltham Abbey Town Hall.

It attracted more than 70 attendees to benefit from information stands, informative talks, an exercise session, and health checks, 

During the event, on November 4, 40 Covid vaccinations were given and 10 lifestyle health checks were carried out.

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Epping Forest District Council chairman Mary Sartin said: “Positive physical and mental health has never been more important.

Epping Forest Guardian: Photo from the eventPhoto from the event (Image: Epping Forest District Council)

“Epping Forest Distrcit Council's Community Culture and Wellbeing team and partner organisations delivered a successful event showcasing an array of services and programmes available to support local residents’ health and wellbeing.”