Coronavirus (COVID-19) – help and support

The worldwide spread of coronavirus is rapidly evolving. East Sussex County Council is working with partners in the NHS, Public Health England and other services to manage the situation and to help and protect you.

We’ll keep this page updated with the latest links with support and advice for residents and businesses in the county.

Coronavirus – request support

Register with GOV.UK if you’re extremely vulnerable due to a medical condition.

Community hubs

How to contact community hubs in East Sussex that offer extra support for people who need it and have no-one else to turn to.

Coronavirus – volunteer to help

Are you free to volunteer to help someone else? Can you give money? Are you a community group that needs extra volunteers?

Coronavirus – health advice

NHS advice about staying at home, symptoms, and what to do if you are at high risk.

School and nursery closures – key workers

Advice for key workers regarding a school or nursery place for your child.

Service updates

Find out how coronavirus is affecting the services we deliver and how we are protecting the most vulnerable.

Employment and financial support on GOV.UK

Check what benefits you can get and your rights if your hours are cut or you’re laid off. And what to do if you cannot pay your tax bill on time.

Local advice for businesses

Guidance for businesses and employers including loan schemes and support packages on South East Business Hub.

Updates for providers in adult social care & health

The latest guidance for our service providers in East Sussex.