Coronavirus – Wiltshire Council Community Support
28 June 2021
Latest Wiltshire COVID-19 cases
The number of cases in Wiltshire continues to be below the national average but has increased again this week.
The rate of cases per 100,000 has gone from 28.4 to 44.4 It’s vital that we all keep following the restrictions.
Please keep washing your hands regularly or sanitising them, wear a face mask where required, socially distance as much as possible, get your first and second dose of the vaccine when offered, and if you have COVID symptoms, please book a test and self-isolate immediately.
Grab A Jab this weekend
Have you had your COVID-19 vaccination yet? If not, Grab A Jab this weekend! Please visit the England NHS website for participating vaccination sites.
Walk-in NHS COVID-19 vaccination sites will be operating this weekend with any adult able to turn up and have the vaccination without a booking. As of 24 June, a total of 600,611 first and second doses have been administered in Wiltshire (excluding Swindon).
16 June 2021 – COVID-19 roadmap announcement
25 March 2021 – Wiltshire Council are providing information and support for the community. As they mark one year of COVID-19, Leader of the Council, Philip Whitehead, and the Lord Lieutenant, Sarah Troughton, have shared a special message to thank our amazing communities and volunteers across the county who have stepped in to support those in need throughout the last 12 months. Please click on the link below to view their video message.
12 November 2020 – Wiltshire Wellbeing Hub
If you are self-isolating due to coronavirus (COVID-19) and you need help and do not have any family, friends or neighbours who can support you please let us know. We are here to help you with:
- deliveries of food and other essentials;
- loneliness and wellbeing;
- or if you are self-isolating due to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Click on the above wellbeing hub link for further details of opening times and how to contact.
24 September 2020 – NHS COVID-19 App launched
The NHS COVID-19 App is part of a large scale coronavirus testing and contract tracing programme called the NHS Test and Trace service.
Residents are encouraged to download the NHS COVID-19 APP from Thursday 24 September. For more information, please click on the link below:
Click to view:-
- Public Health Updates
- For latest updates visit Wiltshire News Home Page
- RWB & Cricklade Community Matters for news, events and information in our community area.
FOR LOCAL SUPPORT PLEASE VIEW OUR COVID-19 COMMUNITY SUPPORT PAGE.
Interactive map to help you find local COVID-19 support
Wiltshire Council has created an online interactive map that allows people to see what COVID-19 community support is available in their neighbourhood and throughout the county.
Wiltshire Council wishes to thank residents for their support and strongly urge people to please take the advice of the Government around social distancing measures to protect yourselves, your families and our communities across Wiltshire.
Cllr Philip Whitehead
Business Support and Grants
Wiltshire Council and Government are providing information and support for businesses.
Please look at the following links for further information:-
COVID-19 Business Re-opening Pack
We’ve launched a pack to help businesses re-open their premises as safely as possible and in line with government guidance. The pack includes a toolkit comprising social distancing floor spots and safety advice posters for businesses to use.
Growth Hub Swindon & Wiltshire Local Economic Partnership (SWLEP)
29 March 2021 – UK Government new restrictions
Pick for Britain campaign
The ‘Pick for Britain’ campaign launched last year to ensure there were enough seasonal workers to harvest fruit and vegetable crops during the COVID-19 pandemic. Further information on how successful the campaign has been and more can be found by clicking the following link https://bit.ly/Pick4Britain.