As of 24th February 2022, you will not be legally required to self-isolate if you test positive for COVID-19. Stay at home if you can and avoid contact with other people.
You will not have to take daily tests or be legally required to self-isolate following contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.
You can find more information about the Government's Living with Covid plans on the Government website.
- Conversations About Covid
Leicestershire County Council in undertaking a project to explore and capture the experiences of Leicestershire residents, in terms of the impacts of the pandemic on our communities. We would like to hear from you, about your experiences of the pandemic, how it has affected you and those around you.
- Transport to Medical Appointments
A number of community based organisations and charities are offering transport to appointments for people who require support with getting to appointments, including Covid vaccination and other medical appointments and Community Transport provision in your area.
- Rapid Community Testing for Covid
Information about rapid asymptomatic community test (lateral flow test) and details of the places in Leicestershire and Leicester City which are offering free, rapid community-based Covid tests within this section.
Information and Support
As we know, the impacts of the Coronavirus pandemic were felt all over the world.
Here in Leicestershire, we are committed to ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of all of our residents and communities.
We will continue to post relevant information regarding Coronavirus here on the Leicestershire Communities website.
Below are a series of links to other websites providing information about Coronavirus.
If you are concerned that you may have symptoms of Coronavirus, contact NHS 111.
- Bereavement Information
Information for families, carers and friends who have recently lost a loved one due to Coronavirus, in LLR.
- Blaby - Community Hub
Supporting vulnerable people in Blaby
- Charnwood Community Actiion
A campaign in Charnwood to help support, advise and guide groups and people who are volunteering to help others in the borough.
- Coronavirus - BBC News
Information about Coronavirus from the BBC News website
- Coronavirus - NHS Information
Information about Coronavirus on the NHS website
- Coronavirus Testing
Advice about how and when you should get tested for Coronavirus
- Coronavirus - What you need to do
Information about the latest situation concerning Coronavirus from the Government
- Coping Calendar
30 actions to look after yourself and others
- Covid-19 Self Test
A quick way of determining whether or not you may have symptoms of Coronavirus
- Face Mask Exemption Cards
Cut out and keep cards for people who are unable to wear a face mask covering, for various health or disability related reasons.
- Guidance on Social Distancing
Government guidance on social distancing, for everyone in the UK, including children
- Homelessness Information
Guidance for hostel or day centres for people rough sleeping
- Harborough District Community Support Hub
A call for help by Harborough District Council to all Voluntary & Community organisations to look at what support is being provided and what can be provided to vulnerable people in the community
- Health Advice and Guidance
A guide to healthy living produced by Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
- Leicestershire Communities Fund
Information about grant funding which was awarded to VCSE organisations in Leicestershire during the Covid-19 pandemic in 2020-21.
- Leicestershire County Council
Information about Coronavirus on Leicestershire County Council's website
- Leicestershire County Council Trading Standards Service
Facebook page containing useful information to help protect Leicestershire residents from scams and other unlawful activities.
- Melton Community Hub
The Melton Borough Covid-19 Support Hub has been created to coordinate, help and support residents across the borough during the coronavirus outbreak.
- Urgent mental health help
If you need urgent NHS mental health support, call our Mental Health Central Access Point.
- Mental Health and Wellbeing during Covid19
A range of useful information, tools and resources around maintaining positive mental health and wellbeing during the pandemic.
- National Trading Standards - Avoiding Scams
There has been an increase in criminals trying to exploiting fears about COVID-19. National Trading Standards have advice on how to protect yourself and others.
- North West Leicestershire - Support for Communities during the pandemic
Information about how NWLDC is working to support, advise, guide and co-ordinate groups and people who are volunteering to help others in the district during the coronavirus pandemic.
- Oadby and Wigston Community Hub
Support for vulnerable residents living within Oadby, Wigston and South Wigston.
- Rapid Community Testing for Covid
Information about where you can go to get a rapid community-based Covid test in Leicester and Leicestershire
- Register a death
Details about how to register a death in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland.
- Staying Positive
Information about how to stay active and promote positive mental and physical health, from Leicestershire Cares' website
- Transport for Vaccination Appointments
Information about community transport schemes which can help to transport people to and from their vaccination appointments
- Vaccine Confidence
A tool to help engage in healthy conversations around vaccine confidence
- VCSE - State of The Sector Report (December 2020)
A report undertaken by Leicestershire County Council in December 2020, regarding the impacts of the pandemic on the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector.
- Volunteering in Leicestershire during the Coronavirus Pandemic
Information from Voluntary Action Leicestershire for people who wish to volunteer to help others.
- Volunteer with British Red Cross
Information about becoming a Community Reserve Volunteer.
- Volunteer for the NHS
Information from the GoodSAM website about how to help the NHS through volunteering