Support in Thurrock and Keeping well at home

keeping well at home

Latest NHS health information

The NHS provides information on how coronavirus is spread and how to avoid catching or spreading germs. Go to NHS: coronavirus (COVID-19) information.

To protect yourself and others, do not go to a GP, pharmacy or hospital if you think that either:

  • you have symptoms
  • you might have been exposed to the virus

Go to NHS 111 online: coronavirus (COVID-19) advice to find out what to do if you think you have symptoms or have been exposed to the virus.

Active essex

Keeping Active and Well at Home
More and more of us are spending time at home, Active Essex have compiled some ideas and videos on how you can get active when you’re at home, if you are well enough. Staying active is really important for all of our mental health and wellbeing.
https://www.activeessex.org/keep-active-at-home/#

FUNDING and GRANTS

Arts charities can apply for shares of £160m of emergency funding from Arts Council England. Essex Community Foundation will be launching 26/03/2020 – look out for more details!
 https://www.thirdsector.co.uk/arts-charities-apply-shares-160m-emergency-arts-council-funding/finance/article/1678170

Coronavirus Emergency Appeal

The National Emergencies Trust (NET) has launched an appeal to raise funds to help local charities to support those individuals suffering hardship as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.

https://www.essexcommunityfoundation.org.uk/giving/coronavirus-emergency-appeal

The Coronavirus Charity Help Fund has been set up by Martin Lewis to help those affected by the coronavirus. Small or local charities are able to apply to receive a grant of £5-20K for specific coronavirus poverty relief projects.

Apply here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd52bTaGvsLvBtBXuvl1TKzKWSY-GMjHrwRv5qAkr58S45teQ/viewform

other resources

ACAS gives employees and employers free, impartial advice on workplace rights, rules and best practice. They have great advice if you have concerns about Sickpay, Social Distancing and Working from home

https://www.acas.org.uk/coronavirus