Coronavirus advice

Here is advice and where you can access the latest information on coronavirus. For full details of all measures, please see the government's information pages.

Latest guidance

The government have issues some frequently asked questions about what you can and can’t do at the moment.

Social distancing

For the latest social distancing advice please see our social distancing measures page


For the latest advice on shielding please see government advice:


Your health

If you think you have symptoms

Visit the NHS for information on what to do if you think you have coronavirus

To protect others, you must stay at home if you or someone you live with has symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19). Find out more about self-isolation. You can access information on self-isolation in easy read format and other languages on the government website.

If you and your family need medical advice

You can find help or advice on getting medical help at this time on the NHS website or you can find services near you. If you are not sure which NHS service to use for your child, please view the NHS parent and caregiver guide (PDF 538KB)

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals have made some changes to services, for the latest information visit their services page.


Testing is available for eligible people. Please visit our testing page for more information and to apply for a test.

Mental health and wellbeing

The government have shared guidance on mental health and wellbeing, this is also available in easy read format. If you need support, please visit our mental health support page for information and resources.


Your family

See below advice and information for parents, families and caregivers:


Your work and business

Latest guidance on working

Guidance for working safely has been produced by the government.

Travelling to work

You should only travel if it is essential and avoid public transport if you can. TFL has published guidance and advice for travelling.


You may choose to travel by bicycle. If you do, it is really important that you stay safe while riding a bike. You can read cycling safety tips on TFL’s website.

Find out more about cycling in Redbridge.

Business help

There is help and support available for businesses. Please see our business support hub.


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