Coronavirus (COVID-19) latest information

Important information about coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Get the latest NHS information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), a new illness that affects your lungs and airways.

Further information can also be found on the Government UK website

Support in Wakefield

If you can't get out for things you need and you don't have any friends, family or support available within the community, help is available. This helpline is for anyone who is alone and needs help with essentials like shopping and medication. Call: 0345 8 506 506 between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. Choose option 3 to make a request for support and help will be arranged.

Community hubs have also been set up in Wakefield so that local voluntary sector organisation can be supported to continue to serve the local communities:

NHS Volunteer Responders – now open for self-referrals

The scheme is now open for self-referrals for people who have been advised to shield and those most at risk who are isolating at home from coronavirus. These people can ask volunteers for short-term help by calling 0808 196 3646 between 8am and 8pm. You can find more information about the programme at

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