Health, testing and vaccination advice
Let’s keep life moving
Coronavirus remains a serious health risk. You should stay cautious to help protect yourself and others.
- Fresh air – Meet outside, or open windows and doors for indoor visitors
- Testing – If you think you have symptoms stay at home and take a PCR test
- Face coverings – Wear face coverings in crowded places and on public transport
- App – Check in to venues when you go out
- Handwashing – Wash your hands with soap regularly, and for at least 20 seconds
- Get vaccinated if you’re 18 or over
Get NHS advice about COVID-19, including symptoms, testing, vaccination and self-isolation.
Walk-in vaccination clinics available for all those eligible at Chigwell, Epping, Harlow, Loughton and Waltham Abbey.
Rapid lateral flow tests are for people who do not have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms.
If you have coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms, even if mild, use this service to get a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test as soon as possible.
Current dates and locations for mobile testing units in Essex.
Guidance on making your workplace COVID-secure gives an overview of the steps employers can take to protect people in the workplace.
The latest number of coronavirus (COVID-19) cases and risk level in the UK. Latest from the Department of Health and Social Care.
Taking care of your mind as well as your body is really important if you need to stay at home or you are shielding because of coronavirus (COVID-19).
This compares Epping Forest to the average of All local authority districts in East and all English councils using daily data on the number of cases of COVID-19 in the area.