THIS PAGE PROVIDES INFORMATION ON COVID-19 AS IT AFFECTS OUR AREA.
LATEST LOCKDOWN INFORMATION can be found here
Suffolk moves to Tier 4 with tougher new restrictions from 00:01 on Boxing Day (26 December) - click here to see more information
Play areas information - please click on the following link to see government guidelines on reopening play areas on 4 July 2020
People are also urged to check gov.uk/coronavirus for the latest guidance on a wide range of issues and changes caused by the COVID-19 outbreak
Please click on the links below to see the information in that article:
Home But Not Alone' website for more information - click here
James Cartlidge, MP Coronavirus message - click here
Food Takeaway & Delivery Guidance - if you are considering diversifying your business, click here for advice from the Institute of Environmental Health
New law on restrictions to movement during Covid-10 'Emergency Periods' which came into force on 26 March 2020 - Click here
Shotley Corona Buddies Facebook page has been set up which contains a wealth of information on how you can get help in the village - click here to view
By order of HM Government, play areas are to be closed from Midnight 23 March 2020 - see News/Local News on 24 March 2020 for notice
Click here to see clarification of the Parish Council's position regarding the playground and playing fields
Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils - Support for our council tenants - click here
Babergh & Mid Suffolk District Councils have announced a range of measures to protect our services, communities, councillors and employees over the coming weeks - click here for further information
Coronavirus - National Association of Local Councils' (NALC) Update - click here
Coronavirus guidance from Suffolk Association of Local Councils - click here
This is a fast paced and developing situation and, understandably, a challenging time for everyone
For the most up to date advice regarding the coronavirus, please refer to official websites:
For general information about Coronavirus (COVID-19), including advice and latest, up to date information: https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/
If you feel unwell and are concerned that you may have symptoms of COVID-19: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
Stay at Home Guidance including disposal of waste: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-households-with-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection
From a Local Authority point of view:
Citizens Advice Mid Suffolk will be providing advice via a phone and email service until further notice. This decision has been taken to comply with government guidance about reducing social contacts to delay the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Staff and volunteers have extensive experience of providing advice over the phone and via email. Normally 43% of the client contacts are by telephone and 18% are by email.
Please call citizens advice or make contact via their website if you need advice.
Citizens Advice Mid Suffolk’s contact details are:
Telephone 01449 676060 or 01449 676280