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Walsall local COVID alert level: high (14 October 2020)

New coronavirus restrictions have been announced for Walsall residents as a result of the government’s new local alert system. These restrictions come into effect on Wednesday 14 October. Walsall has been placed in the alert level ‘high’ as our infection rates are above 100 per 100,000 people. Due to the high rate in the number of COVID-19 cases, everyone in Walsall is being asked to follow the regulations to reduce the spread of the virus.


GOV.UK: what restrictions are in place where the local COVID alert level is high.


Frequently asked questions: Walsall local COVID alert level – High


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 Walsall Council news updates

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


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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.


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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.