COVID-19 Health Champions are a network of proactive community leaders, local people, groups and organisations that have come together with the Council, to stay informed about the latest advice and guidance on COVID-19. Message from the Mayor of Bedford Borough, Dave Hodgson Role of the COVID-19 Health Champion We will send regular emails to COVID-19 Health Champions updating them on the latest COVID-19 messages and health and wellbeing information. It is the role of the COVID-19 Health Champion to share this information with friends, family, colleagues, groups and community, however they choose. By sharing clear information you, your friends, family and community can make sense of the latest facts, make informed choices, and help minimise the risk of the virus spreading. COVID-19 Health Champions are not required to give advice but any requests for advice can be sent through to us via our dedicated email address. COVID-19 Health Champions will be invited to attend informal, virtual drop-in sessions where they have the opportunity to feed back from the community about the positive things that are happening and ask questions. Become a COVID-19 Health Champion If you live or work in Bedford Borough and have an interest in health or helping others, you can become a COVID-19 Health Champion. You must also be over 18 years of age. Sign up via our online registration form: COVID-19 Health Champion registration Once registered we will: send you a welcome email keep you up to date with the latest information and government guidelines on how to stay safe and healthy invite you to share any feedback or ask any questions via our Champion email address or at one of our virtual drop-in sessions Please contact us on Covid19HealthChampions@bedford.gov.uk if you have any further questions.