Gill Furniss MP Labour Member of Parliament for Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough
IMPORTANT AND USEFUL INFORMATION – COVID-19
- For the latest updates and guidance from the Government, please click here.
- For local updates from Sheffield City Council, click here or call the dedicated Coronavirus phone line to ask any questions about the virus on 0114 273 4567
- If you are feeling unwell, please visit the NHS website and follow advice, click here.
- If you need support with your business you should contact Sheffield City Council’s business support team on 0114 224 5000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
There are no longer any restrictions in England.
As the vaccine roll out continues, it is important that people follow the rules in order to protect the NHS and save lives.
Your GP will contact you to organise your vaccination appointment when you are eligible to receive it. However, if you are 18 and over you can book online via the NHS website.
Everyone is now eligible to take two rapid lateral flow coronavirus tests a week – doing so will help keep you and others safe and minimise the risk of spreading Coronavirus. You can get tests from the pharmacy or order them by clicking here.
What if you have COVID-19 symptoms?
You should immediately self-isolate and get a test as soon as possible. Sheffield has 6 testing centres at the following locations:
- Burngreave (pedestrian) – Gower Street Car Park, S4 7HA – 7 days a week 8am – 8pm
- Darnall (pedestrian) – Station Road, S9 4JU – 7 days a week 9am – 3pm
- Meadowhall Shopping Centre (pedestrian and drive-through) – overspill car park, S9 1EP, 7 days a week 8am – 8pm.
- Sharrow (pedestrian) – Alderson Road Car Park, S2 4LG, 7 days a week 8am – 8pm.
- Upperthorpe (pedestrian) – Shipton Street Car Park, S6 3EB – 7 days a week 8am – 8pm.
- Jordanthorpe (pedestrian and drive-through) – Site of Hazlebarrow School, S8 8AG – 7 days a week 9am – 3pm
Tests MUST be pre-booked, you can do this by clicking here (external link).
How is Sheffield responding to COVID-19?
Sheffield’s response is led by the City Council in conjunction with the UK Government, NHS and many others working in the public interest. The Council are advised by the Director of Public Health, Greg Fell. Greg publishes informative video updates on the Council website, which can be found by clicking here (external link).
What if you need help or support while you’re self-isolating?
For more information on support with everyday tasks and financial support if you cannot work, please visit the NHS website by clicking here.
You can find below external links to information, advice and guidance from the Government, NHS, Sheffield City Council.