Coronavirus update

The coronavirus pandemic is the biggest public health crisis in generations. The months ahead will be incredibly challenging and it is vital that we support one another through these difficult times. 

NHS Advice

NHS advice on Covid-19 can be found here.

If you need additional help to follow the shielding guidance, you can register with the National Registration Shielding Service System. 

Further government guidance for the clinically extremely vulnerable can be found here.


Advice on support for businesses is available from Coventry City Council here, the Local Enterprise Partnership growth hub here and Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce here.

Income Support

If your income has been affected by Covid-19 you can contact the Council’s Benefits team for advice and support at, by calling 024 7683 1800, or visiting the Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support page


If you urgently require food, please take a look at the Council’s Emergency Food Network webpage.


You can apply for a Community Support grant or a Crisis Award here and you can contact the Council regarding them at or on 024 7683 3773.

Government INCOME Support

Find out if you are eligible for the Job Retention Scheme, the Self Employed Income Support Scheme, business support and what you can do if you’ve lost your job


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