Coronavirus

Advice and Information

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Coronavirus advice for community, voluntary and faith settings

From 4th July the government has allowed community centres, other multi-use centres and places of worship to re-open more widely

Community and other multi-use centres

Community centres - frequently asked questions

The frequently asked questions are currently being updated to reflect the latest national Government guidance. An updated version will be published as soon as possible. In the meantime please refer to the national guidance below.


Guidance for the safe use multi-purpose community facilities 
Stay at home guidance
Staying safe outside your home 
NHS test and trace programme 
What you can and can’t do 
COVID-19 roadmap taskforces 

Community centres - local standard operating procedures

Local standard operating procedures for community centres outline the procedures to be followed:

  1. If a person displays symptoms of COVID-19 at your venue;
  2. If a member of staff/ volunteer displays symptoms either at home or at your venue; and
  3. When a test result is received.

Information sheet for people attending community centres

An information sheet is also available for you to share with people who have attended your community centre which outlines what they should do if they develop symptoms.

Places of worship

Places of worship - frequently asked questions

From 4th July the Government has allowed  places of worship to re-open more widely.

The frequently asked questions are currently being updated to reflect the latest national Government guidance. An updated version will be published as soon as possible. In the meantime please refer to the national guidance below.

Places of worship - local standing operating procedures

Local standard operating procedures for places of worship outline the procedures to be followed:

  1. If a person displays symptoms of COVID-19 at your venue;
  2. If a member of staff/ volunteer displays symptoms either at home or at your venue; and
  3. When a test result is received.

Information sheet for people attending places of worship

An information sheet is also available for you to share with people who have attended your place of worship, which outlines what they should do if they develop symptoms.

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