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Coronavirus guidance

The Government’s guidance and what we know about the virus is changing, so it’s important to stay up to date with the latest advice.

National lockdown: Stay at home

The Government has announced a new national lockdown in England. This replaces the tier system and means we must all stay at home as much as possible. Find out more about the rules in England.

Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have also announced lockdown measures.

Coronavirus roadmap: lockdown lifting

The Government has announced a roadmap that outlines how lockdown restrictions will be lifted. We've put together a page to help you understand what it means for you.

Support bubbles

Adults living alone and single parents living with children under 18 can now form a support bubble. We have more information about what this could mean for you.

Test and Trace

The NHS Test and Trace service launched on Thursday 28 May and forms part of the Government’s strategy to reduce the spread of coronavirus and help us to return to normal.

Guidance on face coverings

As we start to spend a little bit more time outside of our houses, the Government is advising that people should try to wear a face covering more often.

Coronavirus: your questions answered

With our services busier than ever, we've decided to answer some of the questions we're being asked the most all in one place.

Safely doing your shopping

Thinking about how to do your shopping, and when, can make use all feel stressed. We have some information on how best to get your essential supplies.

Arranging a funeral

Arranging a funeral can be very difficult and knowing what to do at the moment can make it feel much harder. We have some advice on what to do.

Housing advice

With everyone spending more time at home than usual, it's more important than ever that we know our rights and where to turn if something goes wrong.

Changes to benefits and accessing cash

The coronavirus outbreak has led to some changes in how benefits can be claimed and how we can access cash. We've outlined some of these changes and what they might mean for you.

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