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Stop Covid

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Preventing local outbreaks is everyone’s responsibility – act now to stop Covid

  • Stay at home as much as possible
  • Keep your distance when out
  • Wash your hands regularly

If you are experiencing any symptoms, only leave home to get a test.

You can read the latest stay at home guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection on the gov.uk website.

The council is working with communities across the area to enable the delivery of food, essential medicine and social contact to vulnerable people who live alone and do not have family, friends or neighbours for assistance.

To make us aware of your circumstances or on behalf of someone else, please register using the form below.

Register here if you need help

If you cannot complete the form online, you can call the contact centre on 01724 297000 between 9am to 6pm, Monday to Saturday, and select option “3”, then option “2” then option “1” for Covid-19 related support

The latest guidance relating to symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been updated and you can read the full guidance on the Government website but it is still important to follow the basic steps which  include:

All individuals should self-isolate if they develop a new continuous cough or fever or anosmia. Anosmia is the loss of or a change in your normal sense of smell. It can also affect your sense of taste as the two are closely linked.

Individual’s households should also self-isolate for 14 days as per the current guidelines and the individual should stay at home for 7 days, or longer if they still have symptoms other than cough or loss of sense of smell.

This page details the latest, accurate information and advice anyone can follow to help prevent the spread of the virus. It also links to the latest guidance for people, schools, businesses and care settings.