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Help with staying healthy

Eat healthy
Eat fruit and vegetables as much as you can and aim for one hot meal a day.

Try and get 20 minutes of exercise every day, it is good for your physical health as well as relieving stress e.g. go for a walk in your local area, exercise at home or join a local free physical activity:
Physical Activity – Physical activity – Newham Council

Stay connected
Stay connected and try to talk to at least one other person every day. Get in touch with your local Community Neighbourhood Link Workers for a friendly conversation:
Community Neighbourhood Link Workers – Newham Council

Stock up your medicine cabinet early and ask your pharmacist or GP about repeat prescriptions. Find out if you’re eligible to get free NHS prescriptions (medicines and dental costs):

Free vitamins
Free vitamins for residents aged 65+:
020 8981 7124
Introduction – Vitamin D for residents aged 65+ – Newham Council

Free vitamins if you’re pregnant or have a child under four:
Free Healthy Start vitamins – Healthy start for your child – Newham Council