Below is key information relating to coronavirus (COVID-19) for adults
What to do if you think you have coronavirus symptoms
The Redbridge Coronavirus Wellbeing Service
This service is helping to support those people who are at greatest risk such as those with an underlying health condition, and their family, friends and carers, and those advised to self-isolate.
Redbridge wellbeing service or contact 020 8708 5555 (lines are open 8am to 8pm)
Support for people who are shielding
People who have been identified by the NHS as needing to shield should have received a letter or a text message. If you have received this, you should register with the national hub to ensure you receive a weekly food parcel and, if you need medication, the hub will arrange for this to be delivered.
GOV.UK website or contact 0800 0288327
Changes to Redbridge community and voluntary sector services
Support for unpaid carers
Redbridge COVID-19 Mutual Aid
There is a Facebook group set up to co-ordinate help for people who need support, for example with obtaining items they are short of, to make requests to the local community, and for people who can offer help or supplies. They are on Facebook and can also be reached by email at email@example.com
Reach Out - support service for victims of domestic abuse
If you are living in fear of abuse, or are being abused, call Reach Out on 0800 145 6410, Monday to Friday between 9am and 5pm.
Report concerns for a child’s safety
We want to ensure that child abuse and neglect is still reported during social isolation, and are calling on the community to stay alert, and report any concerns to child protection.
Help with food deliveries
Some of the major supermarkets are now providing dedicated slots for elderly, disabled and vulnerable customers. These slots are changing regularly so please check your supermarket's website for the latest dedicated slots and opening times.
Redbridge Council has published a list of shops offering food and household essential deliveries.
There is also a foodbank situated in Redbridge, located at Jubilee Church,14 Granville Road, Ilford, IG1 4JY.
Coronavirus outbreak FAQs: What you can and can't do
Guidelines for social care and residential settings
How to take care of your mental and physical wellbeing
Help with your mental health
The NHS has tips to help if you are worried about during times of uncertainty.
Documents in accessible formats
- How to self isolate - an easy read guide
- What is Coronavirus? - an easy read guide
- Keeping away from other people - an easy read guide
- Looking after your feelings and your body - an easy read guide
- Easy read guides and advice from NHS Enygland and NHS Improvement
NHS Coronavirus advice