Useful links and information
Local, national and NHS information
Changes to Lancaster City Council services:
New Government guidance – if your car, van or motorcycle’s MOT due date was on or after 30 March 2020: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-mots-for-cars-vans-and-motorcycles-due-from-30-march-2020#keep-your-vehicle-safe-to-drive
National Advice Coronavirus (What you need to do):
For information about the virus and how to protect yourself: https://www.nhs.uk/coronavirus
Use the 111 online coronavirus service if you think you have symptoms https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19
UK Government on WhatsApp that the UK government launched to provide trustworthy and timely information on Coronavirus. This is a free automated chat service where you can get answers to common questions on Coronavirus directly from government advice. The service will provide users accurate information on the latest number of cases in the UK, symptoms, advice on staying at home and travel advice.
To use the free GOV.UK Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp, simply add 07860 064422 in your phone contacts and then message the word ‘hi’ in a WhatsApp message to get started.
A set of menu options is then presented which the user can choose from and then be sent relevant guidance from GOV.UK pages as well as links to GOV.UK for further information.
Read the full story: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/government-launches-coronavirus-information-service-on-whatsapp?m_source=69e52d43-e869-4847-91d5-144c887aa071&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate
Email alerts about: Coronavirus (COVID-19): UK government response:
Looking after your mental health: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/looking-after-your-mental-health-during-coronavirus-outbreak