Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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


National lockdown: Stay at Home

  • Only go outside for food, health reasons, work (where this cannot be done from home), education or childcare
  • Stay 2 metres away from other people

Find out what this means on GOV.UK.

Latest advice and guidance on staying safe and well from GOV.UK and the NHS
View the latest data for Essex and find out how local outbreaks will be managed
Updates on our services and any impacts due to coronavirus
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