Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice: Useful links
For the most up-to-date information on the number of cases, risk level in the UK and what the government is doing about the virus please visit the GOV.UK website (external link).
Visit the NHS coronavirus web page (external link) for the latest advice and guidance.
Stop all unnecessary travel
Transport for London is urgently asking people to avoid all unnecessary travel. We would encourage residents – and anyone still commuting – to follow government guidance and only travel if absolutely necessary, including through busy hubs such as Wood Green and Tottenham Hale.
his will help to stop the spread of the Coronavirus and to save lives.
Transport for London (TfL) has announced up to 40 London Underground stations will be partially shut across the capital to support key workers as they make essential journeys in response to the coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak.
Of the seven Tube stations in Haringey, two – Bounds Green and Manor House – are currently closed.
On Friday and Saturday nights there will be no all-night ‘Night Tube’ service or the all-night ‘Night Overground’ service that currently runs on the East London line. Available staff will be redeployed to ensure the resilience of the regular Tube and Overground services. Late services on the Tube and Overground will continue to run, with trains running late into the night on all days for essential travel only.
- You can keep up to date with the latest station closures on the Tfl website (external link).
TfL has also set up a dedicated coronavirus/COVID-19 webpage (external link). You can check out their social media:
The London Fire Brigade will continue to provide full emergency fire and rescue service response. Their priorities at this stage are to do all they can to stop the spread of this virus, to protect the public and their staff and safeguard their resilience. Some activities have been temporarily ceased; these include: Home Fire Safety Visits (except in exceptional circumstances), Fire Cadets and community access to fire stations.
- For some helpful, fire prevention tips on how to keep your home and belongings safe, visit the London Fire Brigade website (external link)
Careful about scams
Action Fraud and Trading Standards have received reports of fraudsters posing as charity volunteers offering to help with shopping, offering fake virus testing, or claiming to be raising funds for charity.
Before you donate to a charity, check the charity’s name and registration number at GOV.UK (external link). See how you can protect yourself and others against scams (external link).
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