Coronavirus: support for Sandwell businesses

The outbreak of COVID-19 coronavirus has affected every area of people’s lives. We are thinking about you. Think Sandwell wants you to have up-to-date information from credible sources, so we are reviewing these pages daily.

You can see the government’s SHARE Checklist to help avoid the spread of disinformation.

Government FAQs
* What you currently can and can’t do under the easing of lockdown measures

And here is Sandwell’s COVID-19 outbreak plan, drawn up through joint working across several organisations, including Sandwell Council, Public Health England, local NHS trusts and Sandwell’s voluntary and community sector.

Go to:
Home working
For employees
For self-employed people
For businesses: general information
For businesses: grants and finance
Discretionary Business Grants from Sandwell Council > RE-OPENED FOR ROUND 2
COVID-19 impact survey
For Sandwell’s community and voluntary sector
Local support: giving and receiving
Mental health and wellbeing
Re-opening and returning safely to work
Recovery for Sandwell

Immediate health concerns

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Here is the latest NHS advice on what to do if you have (or someone you care for has) symptoms of COVID-19 coronavirus.

The government has also published specific health advice around the COVID-19 coronavirus infection.

Here is the latest government guidance on coronavirus testing: who is eligible and the different kinds of tests available.

Staying alert and safe

Here is the government’s latest social distancing guidance.