COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information, advice & Council services
Covid-19 Lateral Flow Device Tests
COVID-19 testing is no longer recommended or available for most people. If you develop symptoms, you should follow guidance for people with symptoms respiratory infection including of COVID-19.
Testing is recommended for some specific groups to protect those at highest risk and to support clinical care and only those groups are eligible for free tests.
You should only order lateral flow tests if: · you may be eligible for COVID-19 treatments
- you work in health or social care and you have COVID-19 symptoms · you’re a carer who provides close personal care for someone who is at higher risk if they contract COVID-19 and you have COVID-19 symptoms
- your GP or a healthcare professional asks you to take a test
If you are in a group who may be eligible for COVID-19 treatments and you have symptoms you should follow the guidance at: · Treatments for coronavirus (COVID-19)
For further information please visit: Coronavirus (COVID-19): testing | nidirect
Covid-19 Government information & advice
Council services and access to facilities
Up-to-date information on Council services and access to venues and facilities is available from the links below.
You can speak to a member of staff by telephoning the Council on 0300 303 1777 (calls charged at local rate), Monday – Friday, 9am-5pm. Alternatively you can contact us via the chat function on our website during normal office hours or by sending us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also perform a number of transactions with us online by visiting the Do It Online section of our website.
Council offices, venues & facilities
Household bin collection service
Bulky waste collection service
Environmental Health incl. Covid-19 Emergency Powers, Role of PSNI & Councils and Covid-19 Restrictions
Registration of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships
Council operated off street car parks
A range of support is available to and within local communities. Further information is available by clicking on the links below:
CovidWellbeingNI online hub – A range of information, self-help guides and ways to access help to support your mental health and wellbeing.
Food parcels & meal provision – a document to support organisations with food parcels & meal provision within their community
Toolkit – Reopening your community centre following Covid-19 lockdown
Financial support – support services in your local community
Sporting clubs and organisations
Guidance for Volunteering in your Community
Advice & support for local business
Information on support available to businesses is available from the links below: