Coronavirus: latest updates
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We’re sharing regular updates about the local response to Covid-19 via our e-newsletter. If you’d like to receive them subscribe to Hackney News under ‘newsletters’.
Council buildings closed to the public
All council buildings are closed to the public. We will continue to deliver essential public services.
We can all help control the virus if we all stay alert. This means you must:
- stay at home as much as possible
- work from home if you can
- limit contact with other people
- keep your distance if you go out (2 metres apart where possible)
- wash your hands regularly
Do not leave home if you or anyone in your household has symptoms.
Read more government guidance and support.
Coronavirus support and advice
The Government has made a series of announcements about the support available to businesses in response to the coronavirus pandemic:
Community volunteering and support
What we’re doing and how you can help.
Coronavirus help and support
Get the support you need. Let us know if you or someone you know needs help.
Our find support services map shows organisations that are open but providing an online or phone alternative to their usual activities in response to Coronavirus.
Visit service pages to view the latest information about changes to services.
Find out what financial help you could be entitled to and how to apply for it.
Parking exemptions for key workers
We are providing parking exemptions for key workers on the front line of the borough’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.
There have been reports of criminals who are trying to take advantage of people’s vulnerability at a time when they are likely to be distracted by concerns regarding the coronavirus.