Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest Updates

This page has been designed to provide up-to-date information, guidance and advice with regards to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Stay alert

We can all help control the virus if we all stay alert. This means you must:

  • Stay at home as much as possible
  • Work from home if you can
  • Limit contact with other people
  • Keep your distance if you go out (2 metres apart where possible)
  • Wash your hands regularly
  • Self-isolate if you or anyone in your household has symptoms.

If you need medical help, please use the 111 online coronavirus service.

You can find the answers to frequently asked questions about what you can do and can’t do during this pandemic here.

Keep up-to-date with government information about coronavirus (COVID-19) here

 

 

News

Thanks to NHS Volunteers

As the Gazette goes to press this week, the country remains on an emergency footing as we tackle the Covid-19 crisis. With the death toll continuing to rise sharply, my message to everyone remains the same: Stay at Home, Protect the NHS, Save Lives.

Help Available in Essex During Coronavirus Outbreak

THE ESSEX WELFARE SERVICE is a new service available to anyone in the county who requires urgent help during the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak. The service is also there to report anyone who you are concerned about.

Stay At Home. Protect The NHS. Save Lives.

Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives. At a time of national crisis it is vitally important we all follow official guidance in order to stay safe and to protect others. I cannot emphasise strongly enough how important it is that everyone follows the latest advice from government and the NHS.

Brentwood Borough Council Offers Community Support

Brentwood Borough Council is taking a leading role in ensuring the most vulnerable people in the Borough are supported while they self-isolate and socially distance themselves during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Flying Off The Shelves

Pictures of supermarket shelves in Brentwood emptied of toilet paper, pasta, tinned goods and hand sanitiser have been sent to me this week by constituents who are rightly baffled how the Government’s message of “wash your hands” has been interpreted by some as “stockpile now”.

Coughs and Sneezes Spread Diseases - Coronavirus Update

There’s been a nasty strain of the common cold virus doing the rounds since the beginning of the General Election campaign last year which laid many people low over Christmas and well into the New Year.