Coronavirus information and advice for residents

The latest information and official government advice on Corornavirus (Covid-19) symptoms, treatment, self-isolating and social-distancing

Find out official information on Covid-19

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It's caused by a virus called coronavirus. The Council and Newham Clinical Commission Group is working with all health partners in Newham to ensure we are well prepared for however this illness develops. 

Advice from the NHS For information on the symptoms, treatment and advice relating to travel and avoiding spread of the virus, 

Advice on self-isolationsocial distancing Public Health England's

Information and advice from Government, including what to do if you have symptoms, and what the government is doing about the virus.

Government advice in large print

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This provides simple and easy to read advice for those with learning difficulties or sight impairment or whose first language is not English.

Health advice for people with learning difficulties

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Health advice in other languages

You can find basic information about Covid-19 (coronavirus) translated into languages commonly used in Newham. The information will tell you what Covid-19 is, what the symptoms are and what you should do to stay safe. 

Mental health and wellbeing support services

You can find a quick list of all the support services for helping you cope during Covid-19.

There is also a useful guide on tips for managing mental health and wellbeing (PDF) during Covid-19 and information on physical activity to keep you well.

Money management guide

You can find information on tips and support available for money management and dealing with financial hardship (PDF) during Covid-19.

Top tips for managing your money (PDF)