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Shropshire Council update 26/3/20

(Posted on 27/03/20)

Coronavirus update from

Shropshire Council

26th March 2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) What you need to do

Stay at home

Please follow the latest Stay at Home advice to help stop the spread of coronavirus.

  • Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (where this absolutely cannot be done from home)
  • Stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people
  • Do not meet others, even friends and family
  • Wash your hands as soon as you get home

You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms.

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COVID-19 update: Country Parks and Heritage Sites in Shropshire open

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Coronavirus: Council tax payment delay offer available for residents impacted by the Coronavirus pandemic

24-03-2020 07:04 PM GMT

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Coronavirus: Theatre Severn and Old Market Hall in Shrewsbury remain closed until further notice

24-03-2020 03:40 PM GMT

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Coronavirus: The importance of social distancing is stressed by local director of public health

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Coronavirus: Shropshire Council pledges £295,000 for voluntary and community groups responding to the impact of coronavirus

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Shropshire Council is providing a package of financial support to community groups and voluntary organisations who are providing critical support to those…

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Coronavirus: Reduced trading hours at Shrewsbury’s shopping centres

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Updates from the Government

To see the latest Government updates about COVID-19, visit

www.gov.uk/coronavirus