Restrictions in Trafford and Greater Manchester

National lockdown: stay at home

Trafford, along with the rest of Greater Manchester and England, is under a national lockdown from Tuesday, 5 January 2021.

You can find more details on the government website about what you can and cannot do under national lockdown rules.

What national lockdown means for you

Stay at home – You must stay at home and work from home if you can. You can leave your house to:

Clinically extremely vulnerable - Those who are clinically extremely vulnerable should not attend work, school, college or university. You should limit the time you spend outside your home and only go out for medical appointments, exercise or if it is essential. There is additional advice for people who are clinically extremely vulnerable to coronavirus

Schools - Colleges, primary and secondary schools will remain open only for vulnerable children and the children of critical workers. All other children will learn remotely until February half term. 

Childcare – Nurseries and childminders are allowed to stay open. You can also form a childcare bubble to help you.

Businesses and venues - Under national lockdown many businesses, including non-essential retail and hospitality, must close. For a full list of venues which must close and which can remain open visit the government website.

Public services - The majority of public services will continue and you will be able to leave home to visit them. These include accessing the NHS and medical services like GPs and dentists and attending courts and probation services. You can find more details on the government website.

We can support you 

For help and support with food and medical supplies contact the Trafford Community Response Line on 0300 330 9073. The line is open Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm.

For more help and advice visit our coronavirus information website page.

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