Coronavirus Advice


Information about COVID-19 in Lancashire

I know that this will be a very uncertain time for you, your friends and your family. The situation which we currently face is unparalleled in scale and intensity during peacetime. The Government, local councils and charities are working at pace to ensure that as much support can be provided to those in need as possible.

Below you will find links to information on the support and recent guidance available for different groups:

Local Council Support for the Most Vulnerable

Local Council Business Grants (Ribble Valley)

Local Council Business Grants (South Ribble)

Information on County Council Services

Government Support for Businesses & The Self Employed

Coronavirus Restrictions

More Information on the GOV.UK Website

Detailed Information About the Different Vaccines


Further Guidance Changes in Lancashire From 8th June 2021

This new variant is sometimes referred to as the Delta variant. While the law isn't changing for the below areas, the Government is advising people to follow this guidance as closely as possible. It is spreading fastest in:

The new COVID-19 variant spreads more easily from person to person. To help stop the spread, you should take particular caution when meeting anyone outside your household or support bubble.

In the areas listed above, wherever possible, you should try to:

  • meet outside rather than inside where possible
  • keep 2 metres apart from people that you don’t live with (unless you have formed a support bubble with them), this includes friends and family you don’t live with
  • minimise travel in and out of affected areas

You should also:

  • Get tested twice a week for free and isolate if you are positive
  • Continue to work from home if you can
  • Get vaccinated when you are offered it, and encourage others to do so as well
  • Refer to local health advice for your area (linked above)

You should get tested for COVID-19. This includes:

You should self-isolate immediately if you have symptoms or a positive test result for COVID-19. There is financial support if you’re off work because of coronavirus.