COVID-19 pop-up vaccination centre returns to Liverpool Street Station
COVID-19 Latest Advice
Please note, rules around self-isolation have changed. Read more on the NHS website. If you are fully vaccinated, you may not need to self-isolate, instead you are asked to take an LFT test each day for seven days.
If you are self-isolating and need essentials, please visit the Help with Food and Money web page.
For information regarding free COVID-19 testing, visit the COVID-19 Testing Information page.
For information regarding free COVID-19 vaccinations, visit the COVID-19 Vaccine page.
As of 8 December, it was announced that the England will enter Plan B in response to the Omicron variant. This means:
- From 10 December, face coverings will be required by law in most indoor settings.
- From 13 December, office workers who can work from home should do so.
- From 15 December, certain venues and events will be required by law to check that all visitors aged 18 years or over are fully vaccinated, have proof of a negative test in the last 48 hours, or have an exemption.
Following the announcement that England will move to Plan B in response to the risks of the Omicron variant:
- Wear a face covering in crowded and enclosed settings where you come into contact with people you do not normally meet
- Work from home if you can
- If you have not already done so, consider getting the COVID-19 vaccine, which is a safe and effective way of protecting yourself and others against the disease. Even if you have been fully or partially vaccinated, there is still a chance you may contract COVID-19, and pass it on to others, so please continue to take precautions
- Let fresh air in if you meet indoors. Meeting outdoors is safer
- Get tested, and self-isolate if required
- Stay at home if you are feeling unwell
- Wash your hands with soap and water or use hand sanitiser regularly throughout the day
- Download and use the NHS COVID-19 app to know if you’ve been exposed to the virus
Regardless of your country of origin or immigration status you can access treatment and testing for COVID-19 free of charge. Please register with a GP, if you haven't already, as this is the best way ensure you can access treatment and testing. Visit the Health and Wellbeing page for more information and what you need to register with a GP.
For further health advice and information about services, visit our COVID-19 Advice for Residents web page.
If you have any questions or are concerned about the safety of the vaccine, visit our COVID-19 Vaccine page.
For the latest information regarding testing, visit our COVID-19 Testing Information page.
Read our COVID-19 Advice for Vulnerable Residents for the latest information on the Clinically Extremely Vulnerable.
As of 31 March 2021, “shielding” guidance officially ended, but if you are Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (and were previously asked to shield) you are advised to take extra precautions to protect your health. You can find out more on the Government website.