Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update
Last Updated: 02/06/2020 16:33
We recognise that our residents and businesses have concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. We would like to reassure you that we are working with the Government, NHS, other councils, emergency services, and the community groups to keep people safe - see a Message from the Leader of the Council.
Using the links below, you can find information about support available, as well as updates on any changes to our services.
You can visit www.nhs.uk/coronavirus for information about the virus and how to take care of yourself.
Protecting yourself from fraudsters
Fraudsters are increasingly targeting the public and organisations regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak with emails, texts, phone calls, WhatsApp messages and fake websites offering advice, asking for donations and treatment for the coronavirus.
To help members of the public protect themselves from becoming a victim of fraud, Cifas, The UK’s Fraud Prevention Service regularly updates their website with details of known scams and advice on how to protect yourself, www.cifas.org.uk/coronavirus-fraud-advice
If you think you have been a victim of a scam, Essex Victim Support www.victimsupport.org.uk can provide support.