For the latest general information, visit the official Government website, where the fullest possible information is available - https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response . It is important to be guided only by that website - it is the only source of authoritative information. Don't be fooled by deliberate misinformation or "fake news"!
Our office is closed but our staff are monitoring emails and answering them as appropriate; telephone calls will also be answered, although in both cases it may not be possible to give an immediate response.
Before going on line to seek medication or treatment, click here to read important advice from the General Pharmaceutical Council, the body that regulates pharmacists.
For advice on using ibuprofen and coronavirus, click here
Volunteering to help your local community...
Havering Volunteer Centre have seen an increase of those wishing to volunteer during this current crisis. They advocate looking after your neighbour, friends, family and those that are known to you but it is essential that those wanting to volunteer in the wider community are assisted via Havering Volunteer Centre who are conducting the appropriate safeguarding requirements necessary.
If you would like to get involved and support your community please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and they will do the rest.
If you are needing support during these uncertain times and would like to talk to a friendly voice at the end of the phone please contact Havering Volunteer Centre on 01708 922214.
Havering Council has launched a new free-to-call helpline for residents with urgent needs because of coronavirus.
The helpline - 0800 368 5201 - is for emergencies only and will be answered by staff redeployed from other Council services. You can call between 8.30am and 6pm on weekdays and between 11am and 4pm at the weekend.
The Council is publishing a daily newsletter with up to date information about local services - click here to sign up to receive their emails.
If you would like to volunteer to help the NHS, click here
Advice on self-isolating
Click Download transcript below for advice on self-isolation