The Council has enacted its business continuity plans and is redeploying staff to priority services.

Please check our Coronavirus updates page for the latest information about Council services.

Stay connected

There are lots of ways that you can stay connected whilst still adhering to Government guidelines for everyone to stay at home to help stop the spread of coronavirus.

We encourage people to stay in regular contact with friends and family during this time, particularly checking in with those who are self-isolating or living alone.

There are a range of apps such as WhatsApp and Skype that can support video calling but picking up the phone to chat works just as well!

If you feel that you do not have support during this time and would like to talk to someone, TWBC are offering free Wellbeing calls.

Our team of friendly staff will be happy to chat which we hope will offer a welcome distraction to your day.

If you would like to register for a call, or know someone that would benefit, please complete our online form.

Tips for dealing with anxiety during Coronavirus

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak may cause you to feel anxious, stressed, worried, sad, helpless, overwhelmed, confused or angry. It's important to remember it is OK to feel this way and that everyone reacts differently to different events.

There are some simple things you can do to help you take care of your mental health and wellbeing during times of uncertainty – and doing so will help you think clearly and make sure you are able to look after yourself and those you care about.

NHS: Anxiety tips

Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.

Stay at home. Protect the NHS. Save lives.

This important government leaflet has been sent in paper copy to all UK residents.

To receive this information in other languages or alternative formats, please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-information-leaflet.

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