Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Advice and updates on the rapidly changing situation.

► Service updates - Information on our services and any impacts due to coronavirus


Help for residents and businesses

Uttlesford community response - we have set up a new community helpline to direct you to services that can help during the coronavirus pandemic

► Council Tax and benefits - helpful information that may help you to claim support for paying your Council Tax or rent

Guidance for businesses and employers - a wide range of resources to support businesses in response to the Covid-19 situation

► UK Government Coronavirus Information service on WhatsApp - free to use service aiming to provide official, trustworthy and timely information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19)

Public health information

Public Health England (PHE) is working closely with NHS colleagues and Essex County Council to manage the situation and help reduce the risk of further cases.

► Coronavirus page on the GOV.UK website - Public Health England advice

Social distancing - guidance for everyone in the UK

►  NHS advice - NHS advice on the risks, the symptoms and what to do if you think you have coronavirus 

Travel advice - countries and areas affected and specific advice from the NHS  

Public Health England blog - PHE's  regularly updated coronavirus blog to help you find out what you need to know 

► Coronavirus updates from Essex County Council - latest information and news from ECC


Additional information

► Self-isolation - what it is and what it means | ► Contact tracing - what it is and what it means | ►How we'll handle your data during the coronavirus crisis