Coronavirus (COVID-19) – help and support

Lockdown is easing, but we know continuing restrictions are having an effect on people and businesses in East Sussex.

For the latest updates on the support available for you, including help in your community and advice for your business, see the links below.

You can also sign up to the East Sussex coronavirus updates email list, or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

We can limit the spread of the virus by working together in East Sussex and following NHS advice on how to protect each other.

Getting a COVID test in East Sussex

Find out how to get a test if you have symptoms or are symptom free.

East Sussex coronavirus statistics

Daily updates on infection rates in East Sussex.

COVID-19 vaccination

Visit Sussex Health & Care Partnership website for latest about the vaccination programme – when and where you’ll get your jab.

Advice for clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) people

Advice for people clinically extremely vulnerable to coronavirus (those who were previously advised to shield).

East Sussex Outbreak Control Plan

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

Schools in East Sussex

Advice for parents on children returning to school.

Community support

Advice and help from local groups, volunteers and Community Hubs.

Business and employment

National and local support for businesses, self-employed and sole traders. Advice for workers.

Grants and funding advice

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

Government support for isolating on low-incomes

Details about the government’s support package to enforce self-isolation for those on low incomes.

Adult social care and health providers

The latest guidance for our service providers in East Sussex.

Health and wellbeing advice

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

Shopping and food delivery

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