COVID-19

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Alert

From Thursday 5 November to Wednesday 2 December we are in a national lockdown.  

Keep up to date with government advice, wash your hands regularly, cover your face in an enclosed space, and stay more than 2m apart when possible.

If you think you've got symptoms, get tested now. Find out more about NHS Test and Trace.

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Here you will find information, advice and guidance on how you can get support and help others in your communities.

Advice and guidance for businesses, employees and self-employed.
Closures, disruptions and changes to council services due to COVID-19.
The COVID-19 dashboard shows the latest COVID-19 data available for Waltham Forest from Public He
The Waltham Forest Local Outbreak Control Plan sets out our approach to preventing, identifying and managing any local outbreaks.
We will provide a free face mask for everyone in the borough who needs one.
Services and organisations available to help with things like shopping, collecting medicine, as well as befriending should you be experiencing loneliness.
Information on the NHS Test and Trace service.
From donating food to volunteering there are a number of ways to help your local community.
Private funds that businesses may apply for to mitigate financial losses.
Find support from Voluntary and Community (VCS) organisations throughout Waltham Forest.
Government guidance on COVID-19 translated in several languages.
Latest updates and information for care providers.
Residents who may be experiencing hardship, may be able to get financial assistance.
Advice and guidance about managing the death of a loved one at the current time.
Help and advice for both council and private tenants during COVID-19.
Help, advice and support for your mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19.
Our commitments supporting residents and local business throughout the pandemic and planning for the future
How we will handle your personal data during the pandemic.
Information for parents, carers and students.
Help keep Waltham Forest safe by becoming a stay safe champion.
Online resource full of help, advice and ideas to make life easier whilst at home.
A scheme to assist those who have to self-isolate and have lost earned income as a result.
Support and resources available to the voluntary and charity sector through COVID-19