Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Information and support during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Coronavirus restrictions remain in place

From 17th May:

  • Groups of up to 6 people or 2 households can meet indoors
  • Gatherings of up to 30 people outdoors will be allowed
  • Indoor hospitality will reopen for table service for groups of up to 6 people or 2 households
  • Overnight stays with friends and family will be allowed with groups of 6 people or 2 households
  • Work from home if you can and only travel when necessary
  • If you have symptoms get a test and stay at home

Read the the full Government guidance (Opens in a new window) 

Remember: Hands, face, space, fresh air

  • HANDS - wash hands regularly for at least 20 seconds

  • FACE - wear face coverings in enclosed spaces where you can’t keep your distance (unless you are exempt - view the full list of exemptions (Opens in a new window)

  • SPACE - observe social distancing of 2metres (or 1metre with additional precautions where 2m is not possible) 

  • FRESH AIR - you should only meet people you don't live with or share a support bubble with outdoors. Where you are permitted to meet indoors, open windows to let fresh air in and reduce the spread of infection. 


If you have symptoms

If you have symptoms you should self-isolate immediately and book a COVID-19 test (Opens in a new window)

If you don't have symptoms (are asymptomatic)

Community Testing is available for those who don't have symptoms and who may need to have contact with others e.g. those who cannot work from home or those who work on the front-line and have contact with the public. Find out more on our Community Testing page.

Schools and parents

Information about testing for school children, parents and those in their bubbles can be found on our Testing For Schools page.


More information about the vaccine programme can be found on our vaccine page.

Support and further information

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COVID-19 Risk Assessment Guidance

This risk assessment (.pdf) (52KB) (Opens in a New Window) is based on the latest HSE and Government information/guidance around COVID-19 and the key areas.

It has been compiled in accordance with an employer's statutory duty to do so under the Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) and complies with the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (1999).

This risk assessment is the starting point for all departments to add their specific tasks and risks to. This risk assessment is based on the latest HSE and Government information / guidance around COVID-19 and the key areas.

View Broxtowe Borough Council's Staying COVID-19 Secure document (.pdf) (468KB) (Opens in a New Window)

Staying up to date

The easiest way to stay up to date with the Council's updates is:

Accurate advice, from accurate sources

There will be lots of speculation and rumour so it’s important to be aware of false information:

  • Consider the source – where did you receive the information from?
  • Cross check – are other reliable platforms sharing the same information?

Follow accurate advice, from accurate sources:

tel: 0800 555 111
Broxtowe Borough Council
tel: 0115 917 7777