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Advice and support to help manage the rising cost of living.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The government is removing remaining domestic restrictions in England.

There are still steps you can take to reduce the risk of catching and spreading COVID-19:

  • get vaccinated and get your booster dose
  • let fresh air in if meeting indoors, or meet outside
  • consider wearing a face covering in crowded, enclosed spaces
  • get tested if you have COVID-19 symptoms, and stay at home if positive

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 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