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View the latest information and advice about Coronavirus (COVID-19), including health advice and updates. 

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Information about the health risks associated with being overweight or obese, and achieving a healthy weight.
Find out about free NHS Health Checks that are offered to everyone in the UK aged between 40 and 74.
Information on the health risks caused by alcohol and drug misuse, and how to minimise those risks.
Feeling good mentally is just as important as feeling good physically.
Why sexual health is an important part of your mental and physical wellbeing, and what you can do to improve it.
Looking after your mind and your body is important while you're a teen or pre-teen, and here's what you need to know.
Information about common health risks in the UK, and advice on protecting your own and your family's health.
Why the council is now responsible for promoting healthy living and tackling health inequalities across Gateshead.
The role of the Gateshead Health and Wellbeing Board in protecting your health and giving your more choice.
Find out how you can reduce your risk of falling.

Annual Report from the Director of Public Health for Gateshead

This year's report, 'Behind the Masks: Gateshead's Covid Stories', focuses on how the pandemic has highlighted and worsened inequalities and calls for revitalised and re-focused action on tackling them.

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