Covid-19 Advice and Support

Covid-19 is a new illness 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 how to avoid spreading the virus.

Public Health England has more advice on self-isolation and social distancing.

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

Government advice is available in large print for those with sight impairment, as well as easy to read advice.

Information about Covid-19 (coronavirus) has been translated into languages commonly used in Newham by Doctors of the World. 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