Coronavirus

In Islington, like all other local Liberal Democrat parties, we have joined action to support our local communities.

We will work with everyone and anyone to protect the most endangered people in our communities; to support those who are isolated to let them know they are not alone and that support is on hand, and to beat this virus and come out of this experience as a stronger community than before.

This page will be updated regularly with new information as and when we get it. Take a look at how you can help your neighbours:


How can I give my help?

There are local ward Mutual Aid WhatsApp groups available to join where you can offer or ask for help. Be mindful that foodbanks in Islington are now closed. These community groups can be vital for people relying on foodbanks.

Download and sign-up to the COVID Symptom Tracker App designed by King’s College London, Guys & St Thomas' Hospitals and the NHS to self-report on your health and help scientists identify high-risk areas in the UK, better understand symptoms linked to underlying health conditions and monitor how fast the virus is spreading in the UK.

Download the NHS COVID-19 App, available in England and Wales. The app has a number of tools to protect you, including contact tracing, local area alerts and venue check-in. It uses proven technology from Apple and Google, designed to protect every user’s privacy.


How can I obtain help?

Your local Mutual Aid group will be happy to assist you.

Check Islington Council's changes to services page.

If you need ideas for helping your child learn at home, we've prepared a useful directory.


Where can I find the latest health advice?

The latest UK Government advice is available at gov.uk/coronavirus

The latest England medical advice is available at nhs.uk/coronavirus

The latest information and advice from Islington Council is available at https://www.islington.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/coronavirus-in-the-uk-how-to-reduce-your-risk


Are you able to donate to local community groups?

Funds given to Islington Giving will go straight back out to organisations we know and trust, working in the community with residents who are isolated, anxious and in most need of financial support through this crisis. Donate now.

 

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