A case of the South African Variant of Covid-19 has been identified in Stafford Borough.
Everyone over 16 years old in our area is being urged to get tested.
Community Testing Centres are open seven days a week for people without symptoms. Walk-in testing without appointment is available on the day or people can - book in advance
People with symptoms should book a test at the National Beaconside Centre only national sites from the - gov.uk website
For more information please go to Staffordshire County Council website
See what restrictions apply to Stafford Borough Find out the coronavirus restrictions in your local area - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
Our priority through this pandemic continues to be your health and wellbeing.
If you know of someone who is vulnerable, or you yourself are vulnerable please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org and include your name, address and contact details.
If you have received a letter from the government stating that you are a Clinically Extremely Vulnerable Individual and need support registering onto the new National Shielding Service System please contact 01785 619000.
This system replaces the system that was introduced by the government in the first wave of the pandemic so you will need to register again on this system.
For further information go to Gov.uk - Coronavirus Shielding Support.
Latest Government guidance visit Gov.uk - Coronavirus (Covid-19): what you need to do.
Support for Residents and Communities
There are a number of organisations, including Parish Councils, that are providing support to residents in the Borough. Our Support for residents and Communities page will provide you with information to support you with a broad range of activities:
- Shopping and food supply
- Financial support
- Domestic Abuse
- Mental Health and Wellbeing
- Help For Individuals – Talk to Us
- Support for young people and parents
Vitamin D Supplements
If you are at high risk (clinically extremely vulnerable) from coronavirus (COVID-19) you can register to receive free daily vitamin D supplements. During autumn and winter, everyone is advised to take vitamin D to keep bones and muscles healthy and to support general health. This is particularly important if you’ve been indoors over the spring and summer as you many not have been getting enough vitamin D from sunlight.
If you have received a letter to say your are at high risk you can apply for your 4 months’ supply by visiting this link below.
If you are interested in volunteering please sign up with our partners.
Or contact your ward councillor.
Staying Covid-19 Secure in 2020
The Council confirms we have complied with the government’s guidance on managing the risk of COVID-19.
The Government has introduced new business support measures and we will place updates on our a dedicated support for businesses page.
Financial, counselling and mental health advice for newly-arrived refugees, asylum seekers, BAME residents, elderly, unaccompanied minors, low-income families, and children and women suffering from mental health and exclusion
For residents in Wales, Wiltshire, Leicestershire, Berkshire, Cambridgeshire and Peterborough, South Yorkshire, Mansfield, Staffordshire, Kent or East London