Coronavirus (COVID-19) – help and support

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

East Sussex coronavirus statistics

East Sussex has one of the lowest infection rates in England. See the latest data.

East Sussex Outbreak Control Plan

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

Coronavirus tests in Sussex

If you develop symptoms, get a test. Find out how to get a test in Sussex.

NHS tracing app – get your business ready

Make sure your business or local venue ready for people to use the new NHS tracing app.

East Sussex community hubs

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

Businesses 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.

Latest service disruption updates

Our central point for news about disruption to council services.

Adult social care and health providers

The latest guidance for our service providers in East Sussex.

Schools, children and families’ services

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

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.

Get help using digital services

We can 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?