Coronavirus: Latest information and advice 

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COVID-19 information

National restrictions from Thursday 5 November

New national restrictions are now in place.

  • Stay at home
  • Only leave home for food, medical reasons, exercise, education or work
  • Work from home if you can
  • Avoid travel unless essential
  • Continue to protect your self and others by remembering to wash hands, cover face, make space.  

We will continue to update our website as more details are published by the government.


GOV.UK: what restrictions are in place during the national lockdown

National restrictions FAQs


What do you need? 


 Walsall Council news updates

For all the latest COVID-19 news and updates from Walsall Council.


I want to know

Information about changes and disruption to council services, how you can volunteer to help, protecting your health and wellbeing, consumer protection, information for schools, national guidance information and updates from Public Health Walsall, social distancing guidance and other useful links. 


I need help (residents)

Help for residents, including financial help and support, how to access community volunteer support, information about external funding grants available for Walsall groups and individuals, information for employees and self employed, support for vulnerable residents, children and families and health and wellbeing.


I need help (businesses)

Information about advice and support available to businesses and employers, external funding grants available for Walsall groups and individuals, trading standards and business and venue restrictions guidelines, information for licenced traders, and information for care providers.


COVID-19 translated guidance and accessible formats

For translated national coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance as well as to guidance in alternative formats produced by Public Health England, including easy read, large print, British Sign Language and audio. 




We're working with partners across the borough including the NHS, Public Health England and other public sector organisations to plan our response and make sure our residents are well informed.

You should follow the NHS and Public Health England guidance if you have any concerns about COVID-19. You can also read answers to some of the most commonly asked questions on the NHS website.

The information on this page is based on the best available information Walsall Council has received from central government and from scientific and health experts. As we are dealing with an ever evolving situation things may change rapidly. We would ask the public to keep checking for information updates as and when they are published.