Coronavirus

Dudley Council
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Coronavirus advice for community, voluntary and faith settings

The content on this webpage has been updated to reflect the national lockdown restrictions operating from 6th January 2021. Please see information relating to Government guidance on the national lockdown.

Community and other multi-use centres

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

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

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.

Community groups

Under the national lockdown restrictions most community groups will not be able to meet. However, support groups that have to be delivered in person can continue with up to 15 participants where formally organised to provide mutual aid, therapy or any other form of support - but they must take place at a premises other than a private home.

If your support group must take place in person and cannot be delivered virtually, then we encourage you to complete a risk assessment before meeting up. Please see below for a sample risk assessment.

Places of worship

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

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

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 symptom