Coronavirus (COVID-19)


Coronavirus remains a serious health risk. You should stay cautious to help protect yourself and others.

  • Let fresh air in if you meet indoors. Meeting outdoors is safer
  • Wear a face covering in crowded and enclosed spaces where you come into contact with people you do not normally meet
  • Get tested and self-isolate if required
  • If you haven't already, get vaccinated

Find out how to stay safe and help prevent the spread on GOV.UK.

Government and NHS advice

Latest advice and guidance on staying safe and well from GOV.UK and the NHS

Get help for you

How to get help if you are self-isolating, or feeling isolated. Financial help including help with Council Tax, if you've lost your job or had an income drop because of coronavirus and what to do if you are homeless

Get a test for coronavirus

How to get a free test if you have symptoms or what to do if you have no symptoms but would still like a test - information on

Latest coronavirus data in Essex

View the latest data for Essex and find out how local outbreaks will be managed