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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Continue to be cautious

We still need everyone to play their part in preventing the spread of COVID-19, to keep people safe and keep services running. 

  • Get all recommended doses of the vaccine as soon as you can.
  • If you have symptoms including a high temperature, a new continuous cough or a change in your sense of taste or smell, stay at home.
  • Be cautious - wash your hands regularly, wear a face covering, keep your distance from others, meet up outdoors where you can and let in fresh air if you're meeting indoors.

Find out how to stay safe and stop the spread.

Emergency support for residents affected by COVID-19 has now ended and Council food deliveries are no longer available. If you need emergency support due to the cost-of-living crisis, help may be available. Call 0191 433 7112 or Freephone 0800 953 7112.

View the latest information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine.
View local case data on the Gov.uk website
Find out how shoppers and businesses can do their bit to stop the further spread of the virus.
Support and advice for when you need to stay at home due to illness.

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