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Household support fund

Applications for the household support fund are now paused. Please come back and check this website for when the scheme will re-open.

Dudley Council
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Dudley borough encourages residents to continue to remain vigilant as COVID-19 hasn't gone away.

End to Covid-19 legal restrictions

The Government has removed the remaining legal Covid-19 restrictions in England.​

There are still steps you can take to reduce the risk of catching and spreading COVID-19:

  • Get vaccinated

  • Let fresh air in if meeting indoors, or meet outside

  • Consider wearing a face covering in crowded, enclosed spaces

From 1 April free COVID-19 tests will continue to be available to protect people who are at higher risk of serious illness from COVID-19, and eligible for treatments, if they develop symptoms. Free tests will also continue for NHS and social care staff and those in other high-risk settings. Free testing for the general public ends after 31 March as set out in the Government’s 'Living with Covid' plan.

Government guidance living safely with respiratory infections including Covid-19.

More information on the Government website.

Guidance for people at higher risk of Covid-19

Government guidance for people whose immune system means they are at higher risk.

Visiting care homes

Government guidance on infection prevention and control in adult social care settings, including considerations specific to care homes.

Latest Government Advice