The government has announced that England will move to Plan B Covid Restrictions in response to the risks of the Omicron variant.
What do I need to do?
- Wear a face covering in most indoor public places and on public transport
- Get tested and self-isolate if required
- Work from home, if you can
- If you haven’t already, get vaccinated
- Let fresh air in if you meet indoors. Meeting outdoors is safer
How can I find out more information?
- There is local information for residents and businesses on the SODC Covid-19 Help and Advice page.
- You can read the full guidance set out by the government on the gov.uk website.
How can I get support?
If you think you’ll need help and support as a result of Covid -19, please get in touch with the SODC Community Hub before it becomes urgent.
Do not to wait until the last minute – call and ask for help now.
There is information on how you can find help and support on the Community Hub pages
Emergency out of hours phone number is 01235 422410 for South Oxfordshire
For information and advice on what to do if you if you have Covid-19 symptoms visit the NHS website: nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
For general Covid advice: gov.uk/coronavirus
NHS Volunteer Responders
The NHS Volunteer Responders programme is available to help support those who need it. Volunteers can collect and deliver shopping, medication and other essential supplies and can also provide a regular friendly phone call
If you, or someone you know, or someone you care for would like to register for support from NHS Volunteer Responders during the Christmas period, please call:
0808 196 3646 (8am to 8pm, 7 days a week)
For more information visit: nhsvolunteerresponders.org.uk/services