A series of new measures to stop COVID-19 from spreading have just been announced by the Prime Minister. They include staying at home except for a number of very limited purposes such as shopping for essentials.
Please think of others - especially at this time. More advice here For the latest information on Coronavirus, including the situation in the UK and information about the virus and its symptoms, please refer to NHS England guidance.
Information is available in Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi and Welsh about staying at home and social distancing and protecting older people and vulnerable adults and for other languages there is advice here .
As with any virus, such as the common cold or flu, the best way to protect yourself and those around you is to practice good hygiene. Make sure that you:
Learn about the government's response to Coronavirus on GOV.UK.
The NHS as a whole and East Kent Hospitals are in desperate need of additional staff. Could you take a short-term role in the NHS to help us fight COVID-19?
The NHS are looking for:
Whether you want to return to the NHS, or change roles for a short-time, th NHS will train you and support you in this short-term role.
Watch a message from our Leader Cllr David Monk to residents here.
We've set up a local dedicated COVID-19 helpline and email for residents. Email Covidemail@example.com or call 01303 761116 to: