Coronavirus – useful information for the public

In light of the current Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, please find below some useful information including contacts for local support services & advice.

Below is a list of useful numbers and local support services.

A new website has been launched by Oxfordshire Community Voluntary Action  (OCVA) called Oxfordshire All In www.oxfordshireallin.org/ to support groups across the county helping people in Covid-19

NHS health information and advice: www.nhs.uk

For current government advice: www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response

Public Health England has FAQ’s that will be updated regularly: www.publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/

Advice from ACAS in considering employment-related matters: www.acas.org.uk/coronavirus

Age UK Oxfordshire – 01865 411 288 (new telephone support service including a friendly, regular weekly call to see how people are and offer advice if needed)

Citizens Advice Oxfordshire West Oxfordshire – Advice line 0300 330 9049 – has issued a notice about its restricted services during the Corona Virus infectious disease outbreak. Previously booked appointments will now be changed to telephone consultations. Advice can also be found at: citizensadvicewestoxon.org

West Oxfordshire District Council – Customer access points are closed until further notice. Many of the tasks people do in person can be done online at: www.westoxon.gov.uk and all council services are still accessible by telephone – for all enquiries please contact us on 01993 861000. Payments can be made using our 24-hr payments line on 01993 861045.

Added on March 19th 2020