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Coronavirus (COVID-19): services, facilities and guidance

Latest information

(last updated 23/9/20)

On 22 September, the government announced new measures to suppress the virus.

Some of these new restrictions will be set out in the law and guidance.The police and other enforcement officers are able to issue penalties to those that don’t comply with law.

Further information on these changes can be found here.

Covid-19 symptoms include:

  • A high temperature
  • A new, continuous cough
  • A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste

If you have Covid-19 symptoms:

  • Do not go to work. Either work from home or report sick, self-isolate and get a test
  • Stay at home, self-isolate and get a test
  • Even if you only have mild Covid-19 symptoms, get a test
  • If you are contacted by test and trace and asked to self-isolate, stay at home for 14 days

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National and local guidance



Northamptonshire County Council FAQs – what you can and can’t do

Council offices - Tithe Barn Office reception closed until further notice

Due to Government guidance regarding the Coronavirus pandemic the Tithe Barn Office reception will be closed until further notice to minimise the risk to our employees and residents.

Our teams are still busy providing vital services to our residents, and if you need to contact us please email the relevant service area or call us on: 01933 229777

If you need to speak to a member of staff urgently please call us and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

If you need to submit documents to the council please do so via email whenever possible or place in our secure letter box on the side of the Tithe Barn Office building.

We would like to thank all residents for their cooperation during this difficult time, and our thoughts are with everyone affected.