Coronavirus news updates

Latest advice, guidance and updates on coronavirus.

Covid Prevention Business advice – update

Published on Wednesday 15 July 2020 at 5:59 pm

Local additional precautionary workplace guidance has been issued to reduce the potential for community transmission.

In our shops, in advance of the Governments mandatory introduction of face coverings on 24th July, it is now the Council’s guidance that everyone visiting our shops should wear face coverings and it is advised that face coverings be worn in all other enclosed spaces such as libraries, museums, health centres, hair and beauty salons etc.  

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This week’s coronavirus column

Published on Thursday 9 July 2020 at 9:19 am

Our Director of Public Health and Wellbeing, Professor Dominic Harrison, has written another column for the Lancashire Telegraph: ‘East Lancashire warning of terraced home coronavirus spread’.

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This week’s coronavirus column

Published on Thursday 18 June 2020 at 9:17 am

Our Director of Public Health and Wellbeing, Professor Dominic Harrison, has written another column for the Lancashire Telegraph: We’re NOT all in the same boat when it comes to coronavirus death risks.

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This week’s coronavirus column

Published on Thursday 11 June 2020 at 9:31 am

Our Director of Public Health and Wellbeing, Professor Dominic Harrison, has written another column for the Lancashire Telegraph: risks – choices will soon be ours.

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This week’s coronavirus column

Published on Thursday 4 June 2020 at 9:14 am

Our Director of Public Health and Wellbeing, Professor Dominic Harrison, has written another column for the Lancashire Telegraph: how the track, trace and isolate (TTI) system works.

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Make it, wear it, wash it

Published on Monday 1 June 2020 at 9:32 am

In a bid to reduce the spread of Coronavirus, the European Communicable Disease Centre and the UK Government are asking you to consider wearing a face covering when in enclosed public spaces.

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This week’s coronavirus column

Published on Thursday 14 May 2020 at 9:27 am

Our Director of Public Health and Wellbeing, Professor Dominic Harrison, has written another column for the Lancashire Telegraph: ‘We’ll have to learn to live with coronavirus’.

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This week’s coronavirus column

Published on Thursday 7 May 2020 at 9:24 am

Our Director of Public Health and Wellbeing, Professor Dominic Harrison, has written another column for the Lancashire Telegraph: ‘Is this how lockdown exit could happen in East Lancashire?’

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Emergency fund helps thousands of people in need across Lancashire

Published on Tuesday 5 May 2020 at 5:21 pm

Emergency fund helps thousands of people in need across Lancashire

A Lancashire emergency fund created to help people in need during the Covid-19 emergency has given out more than £760,000 across the county.

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This week’s coronavirus column

Published on Thursday 30 April 2020 at 9:25 am

Our Director of Public Health and Wellbeing, Professor Dominic Harrison, has written another column for the Lancashire Telegraph: ‘Coronavirus testing will be ‘part of life”.

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Council celebrates its hardworking ‘Highways Heroes’

Published on Thursday 23 April 2020 at 10:41 am

Blackburn with Darwen Council is supporting a national campaign to honour the country’s ‘Highways Heroes.’

Essential work is continuing right across the borough to keep the roads and pathways safe – especially for key workers and emergency vehicles.

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This week’s coronavirus column

Published on Thursday 23 April 2020 at 9:25 am

Our Director of Public Health and Wellbeing, Professor Dominic Harrison, has written another column for the Lancashire Telegraph: ‘NHS still open for business’.

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This week’s coronavirus column

Published on Thursday 16 April 2020 at 11:33 am

Our Director of Public Health and Wellbeing, Professor Dominic Harrison, has written another column for the Lancashire Telegraph: Testing us out of coronavirus.

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This week’s coronavirus column

Published on Thursday 9 April 2020 at 10:50 am

Our Director of Public Health and Wellbeing, Professor Dominic Harrison, has written another column for the Lancashire Telegraph: No early end to coronavirus lockdown.

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This week’s coronavirus column

Published on Monday 6 April 2020 at 12:34 pm

Our Director of Public Health and Wellbeing, Professor Dominic Harrison, has written another column for the Lancashire Telegraph: ‘Let’s keep behind the coronavirus curve’.

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