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.
Information on the local restriction tiers, including what they mean for working from home and business closures, why they are being introduced and the financial support available.
Community Help and Volunteering
Looking for Help? - You are not alone. If you need help Lincolnshire County Council can link you up with a community volunteer who may be able to help with things like:
- getting prescriptions
- friendly chat
Call Lincolnshire County Council on 01522 782189 or request help by completing the online form here.
You can get a free NHS test to check if you have coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit www.gov.uk to find out how.
Test & Trace Support Payment
If you have been told by the NHS to self-isolate, either because you have tested positive for COVID-19 or you have been in contact with someone who has tested positive, you may be entitled to some financial support during your self-isolation period. For more information please click here
Get Support if you’re Clinically Extremely Vulnerable to Coronavirus
Register your details at www.gov.uk if you have a medical condition which means you're classed as being clinically extremely vulnerable to coronavirus.
You can use this service to get access to priority supermarket deliveries.
For health information and advice about COVID-19, visit www.nhs.uk
Check if you have coronavirus symptoms by visiting the NHS 111 online page
If you're told to self-isolate by the NHS Test and Trace or the NHS COVID-19 app, please visit WWW.NHS.UK for advice.
Washing your hands is one of the easiest ways to protect yourself and others.
Guidance for Households with Possible Coronavirus Infection
Stay at home guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection. Click here for 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 www.gov.uk
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.
Guidance for British people travelling and living overseas during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Click here for more information