Oxfordshire Liberal Democrats

Coronavirus Advice


We are collecting here a list of the most useful resources for Oxford residents dealing with the consequences of the Coronavirus outbreak.

Oxfordshire County Council have launched a support service for vulnerable people. If you or someone you know has been identified as extremely vulnerable by the NHS and have no support network, please contact the dedicated team on 01865 89 78 20 or email shield@oxfordshire.gov.uk. If you live in Oxford City, you can also phone 01865 24 98 11 between 8am and 5pm or visit www.oxford.gov.uk/CommunityAssistance

Residents having problems of any kind should not hesitate to contact their councillors: 
https://mycouncil.oxfordshire.gov.uk/mgFindMember.aspx
http://mycouncil.oxford.gov.uk/mgFindMember.aspx

Local official guidance
www.oxford.gov.uk/coronavirus
www.oxfordshire.gov.uk/council/services-affected-covid-19

Summary of government guidance
111.nhs.uk/covid-19
www.gov.uk/coronavirus
NHS guidance translated into 34 languages: www.doctorsoftheworld.org.uk/coronavirus-information​

Resources for employees, workers and businesses
Advice for employees, including people furloughed or laid off
Support for self-employed people
Advice for businesses, including job retention

Charities focusing on vulnerable people
www.mind.org.uk
www.ageuk.org.uk
www.carersuk.org
womensaid.org.uk
mensadviceline.org.uk

Advice for people with particular medical conditions
www.asthma.org.uk
www.diabetes.org.uk
www.versusarthritis.org
Cancer Research UK
The British Heart Foundation
The British Lung Foundation

Schools
If you need help supporting your children's learning during school shut-downs, check with their school to find out what help might be available.
BBC Bytesize might be a useful home learning resource

Local information
Daily Info​: frequently updated, including which businesses are open or offering deliveries.

Volunteering
NHS Volunteer Responders are needed to transportation and community support. 
Oxfordshire All In ​are mapping​ all Coronavirus neighbourhood support groups across the county.
Oxford Hub​ is coordinating a ​ Oxford-wide​ community response to the coronavirus and looking for volunteers.
Oxford Covid-19 Mutual Aid​ (facebook / twitter) helps connect people in and around Oxford online​.
Researchers from Kings College London among others want people to help track their symptoms.

Liberal Democrats
www.libdems.org.uk/covid19
www.oxonlibdems.uk

 


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