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Coronavirus: Updates and information

Find out what support is available, how to offer help, and how to look after your wellbeing. Please continue to follow official NHS and government advice. Our offices and customer service centre remain closed at this time.

Coronavirus: Look after yourself

Taking care of your body and mind is really important during the coronavirus pandemic.

First and foremost, always follow the NHS’s coronavirus guidance and the government’s coronavirus advice. See also the government’s guidance on staying alert and safe.

The NHS is still open 24 hours a day, seven days a week to provide urgent medical treatment and support healthcare concerns. If you’re unsure where to go for medical support, visit the NHS 111 website.

Virtual community centre

If you use Facebook, keep an eye on our new ‘virtual community centre’ page.

We’ll be sharing positive ideas, support and inspiration, to encourage everybody in Cambridge to stay safe and healthy during the coronavirus pandemic.

Exercise and physical wellbeing

It’s important to try to stay fit and healthy at this time, so our sport and fitness activities at home page lists many websites that will give you ideas for exercising with limited space and equipment.

Mental health and wellbeing

We all react differently in situations like this – some of us will feel more frustrated, worried or lonely than others.

There are plenty of online networks and tools that can help you stay in touch with friends and family. Facebook, Skype, WhatsApp and Zoom are just a few that let you see and talk to multiple people at a time.

These links will give you some information and ideas for staying positive and looking after your mental health:

If you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health crisis, contact the Cambridgeshire Emergency Mental Health team – phone 111, then select option 2.

Useful links