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National and Local Guidance

For current national and local guidance, please see the links below:


Isolation rules

There is no longer a legal requirement for people with coronavirus (COVID-19) infection to self-isolate, however if you have any of the main symptoms of COVID-19 or a positive test result, the public health advice is to stay at home and avoid contact with other people. 


Covid-19 Vaccine

The NHS continues to offer the Covid-19 Vaccine. You can find out who is currently eligible for the vaccine and at which specific time of the year by visiting the NHS website.


Vaccination Transport

Before you make you vaccination appointment, there are a few things to consider, such as:

  • how you'll get there
  • what day and time is likely to be easiest for you
  • can someone in your household or a friend take you
  • use public transport 
  • if you need accessible transport, many taxi companies have suitable vehicles

If you need further advice on transport options, the Lincolnshire Transport helpline provides information and advice on a wide range of transport options including community car schemes and CallConnect - find out your travel options here or call 0345 456 4474 (Mon-Fri 9am – 6pm, Sat 9.30am – 4pm).


Testing Information

Guidance on coronavirus testing is available on the NHS website.

From 1 April 2024, free Covid-19 testing will be available for people with symptoms if they are:

  • eligible for treatments because they are at higher risk of getting seriously ill, these tests are available from your local community pharmacy.

For further information about the testing update, visit Treatments for COVID-19 - NHS (www.nhs.uk)


Clinically vulnerable

See the link below for the current government guidance:


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