Information about Coronavirus

The welfare of our residents remains paramount so we will continue to monitor the current situation on coronavirus following information and advice published by the government. All of our services are operating as normal and our offices in Hertford and Bishop’s Stortford are open for customers.

East Herts Council understands that our residents and visitors may have concerns about Coronavirus. The council is monitoring the situation with Hertfordshire’s Director of Public Health and Public Health England. 

Coronavirus: frequently asked questions (FAQs)

We have produced a list of frequently asked questions about how our services will operate during this period. For more information please visit our Coronavirus FAQs page.

The Director of Public health for Hertfordshire has also produced a list of Coronavirus FAQs, which is available on the Hertfordshire County Council website.

Symptoms and how you can prevent it spreading

For the most up to date information please visit the Coronavirus page on the NHS website.

To help prevent the spread of Coronavirus the current advice from the NHS is to wash your hands with soap and water more often for 20 seconds.

Latest government advice

For the most up to date information on affected countries, number of current cases and latest advice for those have recently travelled from areas which have been most affected please visit the Coronavirus guidance on the website.

Advice on home isolation is available on the Public Health England website.

Exposure to Coronavirus

If you're worried that a you or someone you know has been exposed to Coronavirus please follow the exposure advice on the website.