The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (All Tiers) (England) Regulations 2020are coming into force on 2nd December 2020.These regulations replace the current national restrictions and introduce a new ‘tier’ approach.
The Government has confirmed Lewes District and Eastbourne Borough will be in Tier 2 of the national restrictions from Wednesday 2nd December, along with the rest of East Sussex. View more information on Tier 2 restrictions.
For all up to date Government guidance relating to coronavirus restrictions please go to the gov.uk website.
Taxi update: Following changes that were announced recently there has been an update on the requirement for face coverings in taxis please see the below link that highlight the following:
- Customers in private hire vehicles and taxis must wear face coverings
- Staff working on public transport and taxi drivers will continue to be advised to wear face coverings.
Find out more at www.gov.uk/government/news/coronavirus-covid-19-what-has-changed-22-september
Signs for drivers to download to display in their vehicles:
Update: Following recent Government announcements, some businesses will soon be re-opening. Please use the 'Requirements for all businesses opening during the coronavirus pandemic' tab below for advice and resources. Additional information for specific businesses can be found on our Working Safely During COVID-19page
The British Retail Consortiumalso offers in depth guidance to businesses getting back up and running in a safe manner.
For businesses looking to offer delivery you can find advice and guidance below.
Businesses are developing new ways of working to maintain social distancing measures ready for when they are able to reopen, if they haven’t already. If you have concerns about how premises are currently managing social distancing, you can contact our Environmental Health team and we will investigate the matter further.
Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org providing details of the premises you are concerned about.