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Coronavirus advice for community, voluntary and faith settings

This webpage provides advice and information for groups and settings within the voluntary, community and faith sector in line with the Government’s latest Covid-19 response set out in its Autumn and Winter Plan 2021.

The documents below are updated as new Government Guidance becomes available and in response to the local situation in Dudley Borough.

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

We have developed the following resources to support community groups as we begin to learn to live with Covid-19. Please read through the information and, if your group decides to meet up, you can use the following guidance notes and template to help you develop your 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