Coronavirus Advice

We are collecting here a list of the most useful resources for Headington residents dealing with the consequences of the Coronavirus outbreak.

Oxfordshire County Council have launched a support service for vulnerable people. If you or someone you know has been identified as extremely vulnerable by the NHS and have no support network, please contact the dedicated team on 01865 89 78 20 or email If you live in Oxford City, you can also phone 01865 24 98 11 between 8am and 5pm or visit

Residents having problems of any kind should not hesitate to get in touch with their councillors using the phone and email details on the right-hand side of the screen.

Local official guidance

Summary of government guidance
NHS guidance translated into 34 languages:​

Resources for employees, workers and businesses
Advice for employees, including people furloughed or laid off
Support for self-employed people
Advice for businesses, including job retention

Charities focusing on vulnerable people

Advice for people with particular medical conditions
Cancer Research UK
The British Heart Foundation
The British Lung Foundation

If you need help supporting your children’s learning during school shut-downs, check with their school to find out what help might be available.
BBC Bytesize might be a useful home learning resource

Local information
Headington News: information on shopping, businesses, travel and much much more. Please email the editor with any temporary changes due to the current situation.
Daily Info​: frequently updated, including which businesses are open or offering deliveries.

NHS Volunteer Responders are needed to transportation and community support. 
Oxfordshire All In ​are mapping​ all Coronavirus neighbourhood support groups across the county.
Oxford Hub​ is coordinating a ​ Oxford-wide​ community response to the coronavirus and looking for volunteers.
Oxford Covid-19 Mutual Aid​ (facebook / twitter) helps connect people in and around Oxford online​.
Researchers from Kings College London among others want people to help track their symptoms.

Headington has many​ Residents’ and Community Associations, places of worship and other local groups whose members are all working together to support each other and the community as best they can. For a full list see ​Headington News under Local Information above.

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