Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information for councils

Here you’ll find useful information for councils on the Novel Coronavirus outbreak, including links to national advice, answers to common questions and campaign materials from Public Health Wales and Public Health England.

The Welsh Government, Welsh Local Government Association and Public Health Wales are working with colleagues in Public Health England, the UK Government's Department for Health and Social Care and the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government to continue to monitor the evolving situation with the outbreak of the Coronavirus.

A UK-wide public information campaign has been launched to advise the public on how to slow the spread of coronavirus and reduce the impact on NHS services. Read more here

The advice and guidance published on the following websites is being updated regularly. However, for all the latest advice please visit the Public Health Wales website. Read more here 


Local authorities are working with their partners, Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA) and One Voice Wales (OVW) to support volunteering in communities. Read more here

Useful links

Councillor Guidance and Information


WLGA Publications


Welsh Government
Press Releases


Senedd Research Service


Office of the Secretary of State for Wales


Public Health Wales
Press Releases


Social Care Wales


ADSS Cymru


Digital Communities Wales
  • Digital technology will be crucial in the coming months to help people stay connected. Read more here


UK Government
Press Releases


Local Government Association (LGA)


National Trading Standards


Public Health England


Office for National Statistics


Help for Heroes



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