COVID-19 Update: Tuesday 14 April 2020
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.
- Foreign Secretary and First Secretary of State, Dominic Raab MP, gave the Government’s daily briefing yesterday.
- Mr Raab revealed that Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who left hospital over the weekend, has gone to Chequers to recuperate.
- The Foreign Secretary announced that members of the armed forces are to give Ambulance services a helping hand during the pandemic, and Manchester Nightingale hospital is now ready to receive it’s first patients.
The local picture
There have now been confirmed cases of COVID-19 in North East Lincolnshire.
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.
|North East Lincolnshire Together|
|North East Lincolnshire Council has written to every home in the borough outlining the support and information available to people during the Covid-19 pandemic.|
||Continuing to care throughout COVID-19|
|Looking out for others and shielding and caring for those people who need help is more important than ever during the fight against COVID-19 across North East Lincolnshire.|
To limit the spread of Coronavirus:
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
For up-to-date health advice, visit NHS.uk.
- Stay at home as much as possible
- 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 email@example.com.
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