Coronavirus (COVID-19)

BCP Council, NHS Services and Public Health are well prepared for outbreaks of infectious diseases such as Coronavirus (COVID-19). Our priority is to deliver the most essential services to those most in need and to keep vulnerable residents as safe as possible.

Latest updates


Changes to Services

Changes, disruption or closure of services following the latest Government advice

Community Response

Volunteers can get involved in the 'Together We Can' community response to help and support vulnerable people during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Benefits and support - COVID-19 information

Find out about benefits and support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Care homes, vulnerable and older people

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice for care homes, vulnerable and older people.

Local statements and updates

Coronavirus (COVID-19) news releases and updates

Covid-19 scams

Warning and advice about Covid-19 scams

Employers, Employees and Businesses

Information for employees, employers and businesses about Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Public transport / spaces and travel

Travel advice and what to do if you become ill on public transport or in a public place

Schools information

Advice for parents and schools on Coronavirus (Covid-19): school closures; key workers; Department for Education Coronavirus helpline

Your wellbeing

There are many options available to help you keep healthy and happy. See Every Mind Matters on the NHS website, take the NHS Every Mind Matters (one you) quiz and 5 steps to mental wellbeing.

BCP Council response

Our response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), our priorities and what we are doing to minimise risk and maintain services