Information for residents
We are aware many of our residents have been seriously affected by coronavirus and are working to provide support in whatever way we can.
Some changes are coming into effect from 13 May 2020.
Please use the government website to get the latest information:
Our main objective is to support the immediate health, wellbeing and safety of local residents, particularly the vulnerable. For the latest information, see:
Surrey Local Resilience Forum have set up a team to coordinate delivery of coronavirus testing to all eligible people across the county.
If you have any questions about coronavirus testing in Surrey, please email: email@example.com
Haslemere Minor Injuries Unit
During the COVID-19 outbreak, Haslemere Minor Injuries Unit has extended its opening hours to: Monday-Friday (9am- 8pm) and Saturday (9am – 5pm).
The Emergency Department at the Royal Surrey Hospital is still available 24/7 for patients requiring emergency care for serious and life-threatening conditions. If you are not sure if it is an emergency please call 111 or use 111 online.
Surrey County Council has set up a community support. It has links to information if you need help or you want to help:
The government issued guidance on walking, cycling, and travelling in vehicles or on public transport during the coronavirus outbreak on 12 May 2020:
Free bus pass applications - changes
There are also temporary changes to free bus pass applications during the coronavirus outbreak.
Criminals are exploiting the Coronavirus online.
Find out more on our news story: Be extra vigilant to fraud and cyber crime
Whatsapp Information Service
The Government has launched an Information Service on Whatsapp.
Find out more by visiting GOV.UK
Please listen out for your neighbours and call for help if you think someone is at risk. Useful contacts:
- South West Surrey Domestic Abuse Outreach Service: firstname.lastname@example.org or 01483 898884 (if there is no answer, leave a short message with safe contact details so they can ring you back)
- Surrey Domestic Abuse Helpline: 01483 776822 (24 hours)
In an emergency, dial 999.
Bereavement support and counselling
Information and useful links to groups/organisations offering bereavement support and counselling.
Tips for mental health
Get some tips on how to boost your wellbeing at Coronavirus and your wellbeing
Page owner: Vanessa de Chazal. Last updated: 14/05/2020 14:10