Coronavirus: Useful links & information

During these uncertain times, it is important that we all stay up-to-date with the latest official information with regards to the coronavirus outbreak.

Therefore, I thought it may be useful to pull together some important links from trusted sources that should aid you in accessing the correct advice.

I have also created a page on my website which is designed to provide the latest information and guidance, you may wish to bookmark it:

Government support lines:
Business support & ventilators: 0300 456 3565
HMRC: 0800 015 9559
Universal Credit: 0800 328 5644
School closures: 0800 046 8687
NHS: Only call 111 if you cannot get help online at

Health guidance:

Guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection:

Guidance on social distancing and vulnerable people:

Support for businesses and employers:

Information on school closures for parents and carers:

Travel advice:

Protecting homeowners, renters and landlords:

Residential care, supported living and home care guidance:

The government’s action to help supermarkets:

Local information:
Southend Hospital:
Essex County Council:
Southend Borough Council:
Rochford District Council:

The number of cases in the UK and the current risk level: