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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

General guidance

Local restrictions
Local restrictions

Find out what you can and cannot do if you live, work or travel in the East Riding.

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Changes to council services
Changes to council services

Check what council services are affected by COVID-19.

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Vaccinations
Vaccinations

Learn more about the vaccination programme and who can currently receive the vaccine.

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Guidance for staying healthy and safe

Check your symptoms
Check your symptoms

If you have coronavirus symptoms, do not leave home. Use the 111 online service to check and find out what to do.

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Stay informed
Stay informed

Keep up to date with all the latest coronavirus guidance on the GOV.UK website.

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Health and wellbeing
Health and wellbeing

Resources, top tips and guidance to manage your health and wellbeing.

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Meet others safely
Meet others safely

Make sure you follow the guidelines for meeting others safely by practising socal distancing at all times.

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Self-isolate and protect others
Self-isolate and protect others

Learn how to look after yourself and protect others if you or someone you live with has symptoms of coronavirus.

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HR advice

Reporting sickness
Reporting sickness

Find out how to report self-isolation due to coronavirus symptoms.

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Temporary deployment of staff
Temporary deployment of staff

We are moving some staff from non critical roles to make sure we can continue to provide essential services.

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Working arrangements
Working arrangements

Learn about possible changes to your usual working arrangements.

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Driving and mileage
Driving and mileage

Discover if you can claim mileage when working from an alternative workplace.

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Annual leave and foreign travel
Annual leave and foreign travel

Find out about the changes to annual leave and what you need to consider when planning to travel abroad.

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Allowances and payments
Allowances and payments

Learn what working from home allowances you can claim and what has happened to leisure membership payments.

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Working in the office

Working in the office
Working in the office

Find out about the changes we've made and what you need to do to work safely in the office.

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Guidance for staff
Guidance for staff

If you have been advised by your manager that you are able to work in the office, find out what you need to do next.

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Guidance for group and service managers
Guidance for group and service managers

If you are a manager, find out what steps you need to follow to allow staff to return to the office safely.

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Visitors to council offices
Visitors to council offices

Find out what steps you need to follow to arrange a meeting with an external visitor.

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Staff parking permits
Staff parking permits

We are trialling 2 new parking permit schemes to help with flexible working arrangements as we start to return to work.

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Working from home

Access the council network via VPN
Access the council network via VPN

Find out how to connect to the WIFI and the council network via VPN.

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Microsoft Teams
Microsoft Teams

Learn how to set up Microsoft Teams to instantly message, voice or video call your colleagues while you are working at home.

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Conference call security and etiquette
Conference call security and etiquette

Taking part in a conference call? We've got some top tips on safety and etiquette to help with its success.

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Data Protection Advice
Data Protection Advice

Advice on how to be mindful of data security and how to handle personal data while you are working at home.

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IT FAQs
IT FAQs

Answers to some of the frequently asked questions you've been asking IT while you are working at home.

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Working from home - self-assessment
Working from home - self-assessment

Working from home? You must complete a self assessment of your work environment and wellbeing.

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Safety at work

Safe systems of work during the coronavirus pandemic
Safe systems of work during the coronavirus pandemic

If you come into contact with others in your role, learn about the new safe systems of work you must follow.

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Personal protective equipment
Personal protective equipment

To help our supplies team make sure they can meet demand for PPE, we need to know about your expected PPE requirements.

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Water hygiene inspections
Water hygiene inspections

Guidance for premises managers on how to carry out water hygiene inspections during the pandemic.

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Schools premises management
Schools premises management

Learn about the mandatory safety checks that need to be undertaken in a school premises.

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Lateral flow testing
Lateral flow testing

Find out about lateral flow testing that is now available to all staff. Play your part to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

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Advice for managers

Remote working for managers
Remote working for managers

Practical tips on managing your team remotely from the Government of Ireland.

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Tips for managing a remote workforce
Tips for managing a remote workforce

Read our top tips on managing your team while they are working at home.

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Protect home workers
Protect home workers

The Health and Safety Executive provides guidance on health and safety responsibilities while your employees are working at home.

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Urgent contacts

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Website updates

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Changes to services

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