North East Lincolnshire Council

COVID-19 Update: Wednesday 15 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.

For more updates on the Government’s response to COVID-19, visit Gov.uk.

The local picture

There have now been confirmed cases of COVID-19 in North East Lincolnshire.

Our services

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.

Charity offers advice to people tempted to drink more than usual Charity offers advice to people tempted to drink more than usual
Drug, alcohol and mental health charity We Are With You (formerly Addaction) is offering advice to people tempted to drink more than usual due to the measures in place to slow down the spread of COVID-19.

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 claire@nbforum.org.uk.

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

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