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Latest COVID-19 information.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Help reduce the spread of the coronavirus by following government advice.

Our priority is to continue to provide essential council services while continuing to protect the health and wellbeing of our residents.

The current situation means we may have difficulties in handling your calls. If you do not need to speak to someone urgently, you can apply, book, report and pay for lots of council services online.

What you can and can't do - latest government advice

Get the latest government advice for residents across the borough. This is to help stop the spread of coronavirus.  

         IMPORTANT: latest boroughwide advice on coronavirus (COVID-19)

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How our services are affected

Keep up-to-date on the latest services affected, including events.


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How to protect yourself

Government restrictions, information in other languages and more.


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COVID-19 test and trace

Get tested locally and find out how the tracing process works.


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£500 Test and Trace Support Payment

Financial support for people on low income who are unable to work while self-isolating.


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Support if you're affected by coronavirus

Get help with food, medication wellbeing and practical needs.


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Business and employer support

Get the latest guidance and advice about coronavirus for employers and businesses.


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Updates from the council leader

Read the latest blog from the council leader, councillor Allen Brett.


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Report a business or person

Report a business or individual who may possibly be breaking the rules.


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Schools and education

Learning from home, changes to schools, free school meals and more.


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Children and childcare

Sure Start children’s centres, what to do if a child is unwell or injured and more.


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Health and wellbeing resources

Domestic violence, mental health and guidance to help you look after the health of yourself and your family.


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Council Tax, benefits and money help

Information on Council Tax Support, Universal Credit and more.


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Safety advice for businesses

Guidance to help businesses, employees and the self-employed understand how to work safely during the coronavirus pandemic.


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COVID-19 outbreak control plan

Rochdale’s COVID-19 local prevention and response plan.


Other services

Popular COVID-19 pages


Basics to help tackle COVID-19

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