Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest Information
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak within the UK, we want to guide you to helpful resources where you can find out more information about coronavirus.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Council Tax Hardship
COVID-19 Self-isolation Payments
It is important to follow the guidelines, not only for the protection of yourself but also for those you may come into contact with.
Guidelines for Food Businesses offering takeaways Health and Safety Guidance for Reopening your Business
Guidelines for community volunteers preparing food for donation Guidance for Taxi Drivers and Operators
Financial Support For Business and Residents
Local authorities have been allocated a sum of money to run a discretionary grant scheme for businesses who fall outside of the Local Restrictions Support Grant (Closed Businesses). This is the Additional Restrictions Grant; the policy document setting out the criteria and the application form will be available on our website once finalised.
Apply for Business Support Grant Business Support Council Tax Support Discretionary Business Grants Local Restrictions Support Grant
We recommend you follow the advice given by the NHS on how to prevent catching or spreading the virus.
NHS: COVID-19 Prevention methods
Other Information can be found at the following links:
Cumbria County Council Public Health England UK Government Response Energy Saving Advice
It is also advised that you watch this video about hand washing, published by the Department of Health and Social Care: