COVID-19 Coronavirus Advice

This is a dedicated page of links to help offer information and advise for residents and businesses of the current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak.

Get Coronavirus Support as an Extremely Vulnerable Person

Register if you have a medical condition that makes you extremely vulnerable to coronavirus. For example, you'll be able to ask for help getting deliveries of essential supplies like food.

If you're not sure whether your medical condition makes you extremely vulnerable, register anyway.

This service is free. You can register yourself, or for someone else.


For health information and advice, visit

Check if you have coronavirus symptoms by visiting the NHS 111 online page


Washing your hands is one of the easiest ways to protect yourself and others.

Guidance on Social Distancing and for Vulnerable People

This guidance is for everyone. It advises on social distancing measures we should all be taking to reduce social interaction between people in order to reduce the transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19). It is intended for use in situations where people are living in their own homes, with or without additional support from friends, family and carers. Click here for guidance.

Guidance for Households with Possible Coronavirus Infection

Stay at home guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. Click here for guidance

Government Guidance

To find out the number of cases and risk level in the UK, what to do if you have symptoms, and what the government is doing about the virus, visit

Guidance for Employees, Employers and Businesses

Guidance for employers and businesses can be found here

COVID-19: Support for Businesses

The Chancellor has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19. Please see the link below for details:

A full range of business support measures have been made available to UK businesses and employees.

This page helps businesses find out how to access the support that has been made available, who is eligible, when the schemes open and how to apply.

Coronavirus Business Interruption Loan Scheme (CBILS)

Information about the coronavirus business interruption loan scheme can be found below

ACAS Advice for Employers and Employees

This advice is being reviewed daily. ACAS are monitoring government updates and when legal changes happen, they will update this page.

Support for Those Affected by COVID-19

The Budget has announced a plan to provide support for public services, individuals and businesses affected by Covid-19. This publication gives further detail on the measures announced by the Chancellor including additional funding, Statutory Sick Pay changes, and an increase in the Business Rates retail discount for one year. Click here for more information

Coronavirus Poverty Relief Grant

Martin Lewis from has released £1,000,000 from his personal charity fund to provide grants of £5,000 to £20,000 to small registered charities, or local arms of bigger charities, across the UK to help with specific UK coronavirus related poverty relief projects.

Travel Advice

Guidance for British people travelling and living overseas during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Click here for more information