Last updated Tuesday 19 January 2021 at 13.35pm

Read our latest public health updates, our plan, and find health support services during the pandemic.

What we are doing

Latest updates from the Director of Public Health

  • View video updates from Greg Fell, Director of Public Health in Sheffield


Our local outbreak control plan

  • the Sheffield Local Outbreak Control Plan puts in place measures to contain any coronavirus outbreak in the city
  • take part in online question and answer sessions


Coronavirus guidance

Trusted Sources

You should only take coronavirus advice from trusted sources. These are:

Covid-19 vaccine information

  • Find advice and information about the vaccine 


Reporting breaches of Covid-19 rules and restrictions

If you want to make a report about someone not following coronavirus rules and restrictions, such as illegal gatherings, not wearing face masks and other issues, you should contact the Police.

To report problems with social distancing or businesses that are not following the rules and restrictions, contact us at


Shielding advice for the clinically vulnerable

  • the government stopped advising people to shield from 1 August 2020
  • they wrote to everyone on the shielding list with advice
  • you can still call our Community Helpline on 0114 273 4567 if you need help

Social distancing and self-isolation

  • practice social distancing when with other people
  • encourage people on the streets to self-isolate if they are showing any symptoms of Coronavirus

Testing and symptoms

Stay at home if you have symptoms of Coronavirus:

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

Find out what to do and when to get a test on the NHS website.



Mental wellbeing while staying at home

If you have to stay home it's important to take care of your mind as well as your body.
This applies if you are:

  • self-isolating
  • working from home

We have prepared advice to help you.

Mental health resources

  • Sheffield Children's Hospital Psychology team have produced mental health resources 
  • they are suitable for parents, children and young people

Physical activity

  • staying active will benefit both your physical and mental health - whatever your age or ability 
  • try to build physical activity into your daily routine

Places of worship guidance

  • places of worship are particularly vulnerable to the spread of coronavirus
  • the government have produced guidance for their safe use


Sexual health services


Stop Smoking Service

  • Smokers are at increased risk from Covid-19 because it affects the respiratory system
  • Get help to stop smoking from Sheffield stop smoking service
  • call 0800 612 0011 free from landlines
  • call 0330 660 1166 free from most mobiles


Vaccinations and Immunisations

It is important that you, your baby or child still have routine vaccinations. They:

  • protect against serious and potentially deadly illnesses 
  • stop outbreaks in the community

It is safe to go and have your vaccinations:

  • ring your GP practice to re-book if you missed an appointment due to the pandemic
  • ring our GP to reschedule if the person needing vaccination has coronavirus symptoms or is self-isolating

Contact Customer Services

0114 273 4567 Monday to Friday 8:45 to 4:45pm