Coronavirus (COVID-19) – help and support

The world is adapting to the effects of coronavirus. East Sussex County Council is working with partners in the NHS, Public Health England, the Government and local services to manage the situation and to help and protect you.

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

Coronavirus – request support

You have until 17 July to register with GOV.UK if you’re extremely vulnerable due to a medical condition.

East Sussex 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 – NHS test and trace

Prevent the spread of the virus

East Sussex Outbreak Control Plan

Measures to identify and contain outbreaks and protect the public’s health in East Sussex.

Coronavirus – health and wellbeing advice

Advice on staying safe and taking care of your health and wellbeing.

Schools, children and families’ services

Advice for key workers regarding school or nursery places, Children’s Centres and health visiting, advice and support for parents.

Service updates

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

Businesses, employment and coronavirus

National and local support for businesses, self-employed and sole traders. Help for workers if your hours are cut or you’re laid off.

Updates for adult social care and health providers

The latest guidance for our service providers in East Sussex

Get help using digital services

We offer help getting online and getting the most out of the Internet.

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?

Grants, funding and resources for not-for-profit organisations

Find out about funds available to help charities, CICs and community groups.

Coronavirus – shopping and food delivery

How you can get help with shopping and food delivery, whether you’re shielding or not.