COVID-19 Update: Monday 27 April 2020
Note: This update will now be sent on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Stay home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.
As part our response to COVID-19, we are issuing a brief update for the local media and the public. These updates will aim to cover some of the questions you may have.
The national picture
The guidance from the Government is changing each day. For the most up-to-date information, visit www.gov.uk.
- Prime Minister Boris Johnson has today returned to work following his recovery from COVID-19.
- Speaking outside 10 Downing Street, the Prime Minister thanked the British people for following the Government guidance and helping in the fight against the virus, but warned that it would be dangerous to consider relaxing measures soon.
The local picture
Council services that are affected by COVID-19 are listed here. This will be checked & updated daily.
Following the advice from the Government, North East Lincolnshire Council staff have been asked to work from home where possible.
|Remote Council meetings to start next week|
|New arrangements have been developed for formal North East Lincolnshire Council meetings to re-start in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.|
|COVID-19: How the lockdown is affecting your bins and recycling boxes|
|Big changes are happening in the area’s wheelie bins and recycling boxes since the COVID-19 lockdown started on 23 March.|
For up-to-date health advice, visit NHS.uk. Stay at home as much as possible
There are lots of things you can do to help reduce the risk of COVID-19 spreading and affecting the people you love.
What you can do to limit the spread of Coronavirus:
- If you do go out, avoid gatherings and group activities
- Stay 2m apart from others
- Regularly wash your hands
If you feel that you cannot cope with your symptoms at home, your symptoms do not get better after 7 days, or your condition worsens, you should use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service.
Helping in your community
To request the help of registered volunteers for the community response in your locality, please contact Sector Support on 07791 041459 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you’re an individual wishing to volunteer, visit: https://www.bluelightsbrigade.co.uk/register-to-help—covid-19
If you’re part of a group that is wishing to join in the collective effort, visit: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/XPYF7BG