Due to the current national COVID-19 restrictions, everyone must stay at home, and may leave only for a limited set of reasons. From Wednesday 2 December, Tier 2 lockdown rules will apply.

Image promoting COVID-19 Christmas 2020 campaign - Are you OK?
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is affecting all our lives. Things have been changing fast, and many of us are worrying about what it all means for us and for our loved ones. This Christmas Basildon Council has teamed up with Motivated Minds to raise people's awareness of the importance of self-care and caring for others.

To find out more see www.basildon.gov.uk/areyouok

See further COVID-19 advice and guidance under the following headings:

COVID-19 - Government and NHS advice for the general public
New national COVID-19 restrictions from Thursday 5 November. Only leave home for food, medical reasons, exercise, education or work.
COVID-19 - Coronavirus testing and test sites
Everyone, including children under 5, who is showing symptoms of COVID-19 can book a test. Care home staff and residents with or without symptoms can book a test.
COVID-19 - Help for the clinically extremely vulnerable with food or supermarket deliveries
Help is available during the November lockdown for the clinically extremely vulnerable who need help with food or supermarket deliveries.
COVID-19 - Council Services affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
Advice and guidance on council services currently affected, suspended or closed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
COVID-19 - Guidance, support and FAQs for residents
Guidance, support and the answers to the questions residents are asking us most frequently since the CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) outbreak.
COVID-19 - Guidance, support and FAQs for businesses
Guidance, support and the answers to the questions businesses are asking us most frequently since the CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) outbreak.
In remembrance of those we have lost and those who deserve recognition we invite you to post a message on our COVID-19 commemorative page (Photos welcome too)
If you think a business or venue is not properly following government COVID-19 safety guidelines you can report the matter here.
Don't suffer domestic abuse in silence - even during the stay at home COVID-19 outbreak help and support is still available.
The majority of us are still spending most of our days at home, so it is important to look after both our mental and physical health.
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In response to the on-going situation with Coronavirus and in line with Government guidance, we are changing our homelessness processes until further notice.
Whether you are business owner/operator or a member of the public, we want you to tell us about any business you feel is acting unfairly during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
We are looking for willing volunteers to help others during the during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
There are steps you should take to protect your home, your family and your personal details from bogus callers and online and telephone scammers.