Published: Thursday, 2nd Apr 2020

The Government has issued revised guidance in response to the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19).

The Prime Minister has announced a number of strict measures requiring people to stay at home except for a small number of exceptions.

Please continue to follow the guidance on social distancing, self-isolation and hand washing.

Translated information on social distancing is also available. 

If you have any questions or concerns about COVID-19, please refer to the NHS FAQs for advice and guidance.

Business support: The Chancellor has set out a package of temporary, timely and targeted measures to support public services, people and businesses through this period of disruption caused by COVID-19. Please click here for advice from Business Bolton.

General advice from the Government can be found online.

Bolton Council will provide a daily update on how services are adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic.

We have compiled a list of all affected services.

As ever, the safety and wellbeing of Bolton residents remains our top priority.

If you are a keyworker or the parent of a vulnerable child, information about education provision for your children is now available.

The Government has also issued specific advice for:

There is also advice for businesses in Greater Manchester.

The Government has set out a number of financial support measures.

The Department for Education has set up a coronavirus helpline for teachers, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows. Phone 0800 046 8687 (8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday).