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Coronavirus (COVID-19): updates and advice, including help if you are struggling financially

Help if you need to stay at home due to COVID-19

If you don’t have family, friends or a support network that can help you get the things you need we can help you

If you have been told to self-isolate and are on low income or benefits you may be entitled to the Government's NHS Test and Trace support payment. Apply for a £500 one off self-isolation payment.

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Schools and childcare

Information on the re-opening of schools, childcare and school transport

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Business and employers

Support for businesses dealing with the disruption caused by COVID-19

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COVID-19 in Dorset

Latest updates and statistics from Public Health Dorset


Communities and volunteering

Details of the community response in Dorset


Local Outbreak Control Plan

See the Dorset Council Local Outbreak Control Plan


Get a test

Get a free NHS test today to check if you have coronavirus

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