Get ready for Christmas: North East Lincolnshire latest Covid updates

We’re currently in Tier 3 and, apart from Christmas Day when some restrictions change, we’re going to be in Tier 3 in the New Year. So make sure you understand what this means to you and your family over Christmas.

NELC has all the latest information on their website at https://www.nelincs.gov.uk/covid-19-guidance-and-support/ Make sure you read it regularly.

Some of the latest updates:

Have a happy and COVID-safe Christmas. Find out what you can do to keep safe over the festive period at https://www.nelincs.gov.uk/have-a-happy-covid-safe-christmas/

The Government has announced that we will remain in Tier 3 until at least the next review date in the new year. Find out what this means for you at https://www.nelincs.gov.uk/north-east-lincolnshire-remains-in-covid-tier-3-very-high-alert/

Two new mobile testing unit sites will be opened in North East Lincolnshire to help detect cases of COVID-19. Find out more at https://www.nelincs.gov.uk/more-covid-test-centres-to-be-opened-up-in-north-east-lincolnshire/

Here’s a reminder of what services are available to you should you need medical treatment and advice over the holidays: https://www.nelincs.gov.uk/choosing-the-right-care-at-christmas/

Local COVID-19 vaccination sites have been confirmed for the area. Find out more at https://www.northeastlincolnshireccg.nhs.uk/news/post/local-covid-19-vaccination-sites-confirmed-in-north-east-lincolnshire

There is funding available under the Local Restrictions Support Grants (LRSG) scheme for businesses forced to remain closed. Find out more at https://www.nelincs.gov.uk/further-support-for-covid-affected-businesses/

Retailers and businesses in North East Lincolnshire have joined forces to show support for NHS and social care key workers in the borough. Read more about this at https://www.nelincs.gov.uk/north-east-lincolnshires-business-community-raises-the-flag-for-nhs-key-workers-on-the-front-line/

Shoppers can benefit from free parking throughout December at selected car parks in an effort to support our local businesses who have been impacted by the pandemic. Read more at https://www.nelincs.gov.uk/support-local-free-parking-in-grimsby-and-cleethorpes-this-december/

Sector Support North East Lincolnshire is working with NELC, the CCG and other local partners to keep a page of local reference information about Covid-19 up to date. Visit it at https://www.sectorsupportnel.org.uk/covid-19-vcse-updates/ and you’ll find links to all the most important local support information.

Keep yourself informed this Christmas and Winter and have a very safe Christmas.