COVID-19 updates for adult social care and health providers


If you work in health and social care services and are looking for information about vaccinations, please go to our dedicated vaccinations for health and social care staff page.

For more about how care services are affected by the recently published ’COVID-19 Response – Spring 2021’ please go to our National guidance updates page for care providers.

1. Introduction

Last updated: 24 February 2021

These pages provide regular up-to-date information on Coronavirus (COVID-19) for local adult social care and health providers. The information is taken from our regular email bulletins. Email to be added to the mailing list.

  • All the national COVID-19 guidance published over the last few months can be found on the website.
  • Easy read COVID-19 guides are available for use to help people with learning disabilities to understand the support available. These guides include the latest government COVID-19 rules, advice for people clinically extremely vulnerable to coronavirus in East Sussex, and how to keep well and look after your mental health.

Provider enquiries

If you’re a provider with a query relating to COVID-19 and adult social care, please email: Due to the volume of queries received, there may be a delay replying to your message. We’ll respond as soon as we can.

If your query is about a client

Contact Health and Social Care Connect. They will also collate any general queries they receive.

Community hubs

Community hubs are open across East Sussex to help people who need support due to the effects of coronavirus. This can include help to get hold of food, medicines and other essentials. Anyone who feels they need extra support and has no other way to get it can use a hub.

The hubs are usually open from 9am to 5pm. Find out more about community hubs.

Updated information for people who are shielding can be found on this page.

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