Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information and guidance on the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak


National restrictions apply

  • Only meet other people outside, in groups of up to 6 people or 2 households
  • Work at home if you can
  • Stay 2 metres apart from other people

Find out about the current restrictions on GOV.UK.

Latest advice and guidance on staying safe and well from GOV.UK and the NHS
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
Help and support for your business, including advice on closing and opening, loans and grants, business support information and help for your staff. Also what to do if you are self-employed
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
Who can get the COVID-19 vaccine, how to get it and advice on side effects and safety
View the latest data for Essex and find out how local outbreaks will be managed