Covid 19 Local Information

INFORMATION FOR HALESWORTH AND SURROUNDING VILLAGES Local Response information: Halesworth Town Council in conjunction with the Volunteer Centre, the Blyth Valley Team Ministry, District and County Councillors and other community groups in the Town are working towards a co-ordinated approach in Halesworth to the COVID 19 virus. We are initially looking to organise volunteer help to ensure that all people in the Town who may be vulnerable or self-isolating have the help they need to obtain food shopping and medical prescriptions. The Volunteer Centre will be coordinating the response for Halesworth and the surrounding villages Emma Healey – Centre Manager – Halesworth Volunteer Centre 01986 875600 or covid@halesworthvc.co.uk 

The Government has issued further general information on the link below

https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response

Staying at home advice https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-advice/

If you think you may have symptoms please go to https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/  

*Advice for employers and employees during the COVID 19 outbreak from ACAS here

*This is a directory of local businesses offering services with home delivery or non contact collection.

*East Suffolk Council is now processing the payment of grants for local businesses provided by the government in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Click here

*Below are websites for various energy suppliers who have issued guidance on payment and credit

*The CAB are still giving advice see below for details

*Below are details of the Waveney Food Bank which is still operating.

*Please see this document for an announcement regarding the HACT bus

*The document below is from East District Council and contains information on their Home but not Alone campaign and information from Suffolk Police.

*Below is information from East Suffolk on their COVID 19 Community fund and application forms.

 

The Town Council schedule of meetings is currently under review following government guidelines.