Coronavirus

This page contains information and advice for residents on coronavirus (Covid-19), including the support which is available in the local community.

National advice

Up to date advice on the virus, its spread, its symptoms and how to deal with it can be found at Public Health England: https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response and from the NHS https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/symptoms-and-what-to-do/

Local help and support

  • Vulnerable?
  • Self-isolating?
  • Shielding?
  • Need any help at all?

If you live in The Lee parish, Ballinger and Potter Row and have no close relatives living nearby who can support you there is a network of The Lee Parish Covid-19 Volunteers who can help you with:

  • Shopping
  • Getting Cooked Meals
  • Collecting Urgent Supplies

Phone, Text or WhatsApp the helpline on 07836 205105 and a volunteer will call back to offer help.

Keep up to date also on Facebook at The Lee Parish Covid-19 Volunteers & News

Also continuing to support local residents:

  • Re-engage (formerly Contact the Elderly) – keeping in regular contact with the over 70s living on their own. Contact 01494 837372.
  • LeeWay – subject to driver availability, will continue to endeavour to help where they can. Contact 07845 029500.
  • Shop at The Lee – open to supply your basic needs. 01494 837195.

Buckinghamshire Council services

Buckinghamshire Council has an online community support hub which can be found at https://www.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/coronavirus/

Any vulnerable or older person who is self-isolating and needs support, or anyone concerned about them, is invited to call the Council on 01296 383 204.

Local Emergency Support is also available on-line at https://www.buckscc.gov.uk/services/business-and-benefits/apply-for-local-emergency-support/. If you cannot apply online, you can call on 01296 382 414. An out of hours service is also available by calling 0800 999 7677

Changes to Buckinghamshire Council’s normal services, including schools, adult social care, libraries, waste services, car parks, playgrounds, parks and leisure and community centres are listed here: https://www.buckinghamshire.gov.uk/coronavirus/service-changes/