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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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The government is removing remaining domestic restrictions in England.

However, there are still steps you can take to reduce the risk of catching and spreading COVID-19, including:

  • getting vaccinated
  • letting fresh air in if meeting indoors, or meet outside
  • considering wearing a face covering in crowded, enclosed spaces
  • getting tested if you have COVID-19 symptoms, and stay at home if positive

You can refer to GOV.UK for more information on national coronavirus guidance.

You can also read the government's latest response on living with COVID-19.

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We continue to monitor and respond to the coronavirus pandemic. Currently, all of our essential services are running as normal.

Government announce £150 payment to support with rising energy costs

The Chancellor of the Exchequer announced on Thursday 3 February 2022 some households will receive support to help with rising energy costs.

Test and Trace self-isolation payments

If you have been contacted by NHS Test and Trace and have been told to self-isolate, you may be entitled to a self-isolation payment. The scheme will close to applications on Thursday 7 April 2022.

Maldon Community Coronavirus Response

Maldon Community Coronavirus Response, 01621 851997

Maldon District Council is working with Maldon and District CVS and a range of community partners, to offer support to those who are shielding, or someone else in need. They can offer help with getting food (including children's needs), prescriptions, pet care, local information or support with social contact.

Essex Welfare Service

Essex County Council The Essex Welfare Service is for people who are unable to access the support they need at this time from either family or friends, or from their local district area support groups. Essex Welfare Service is not an alternative to existing services which may be overwhelmed with extra demand resulting from the effects of the Government's Lockdown advice.
Please call 0300 3039988 or visit their website