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Coronavirus: information for councils
LGA: certainty needed over ongoing COVID-19 funding for vital local services
Public health on the frontline: responding to COVID-19
Health and Wellbeing Boards reset tool: to support HWB chairs move into the next stage of COVID-19
The LGA has developed this simple tool to support Health and Wellbeing Board (HWB) chairs/chairmen move into the next stage of COVID-19. Please adapt it to your local circumstances over the forthcoming period.
LGA responds to Crisis report on rise in homelessness
"Following the initial surge in demand for accommodation, councils are also now experiencing an urgent need for more accommodation as people, including young people, continue to face homelessness and rough sleeping."
Approaches to the use of screens in private hire vehicles (PHVs) and taxis (during the COVID-19 pandemic)
To support authorities in considering this, this note signposts councils to relevant general guidance, as well sharing approaches taken by authorities which have taken a position on the use of screens.
Data and cyber security: guidance for commissioners of adult social care services
A rough guide to supporting adult social care providers to improve data and cyber security measures.
New guidance to help parks in England reopen
The LGA has collaborated on a new guide to help councils and other park managers in England safely reopen urban and country parks, gardens and wider green spaces.
National contingency plan for invasive mosquitoes - summer 2020
Actions that should be taken in the event of a non-native invasive mosquito species of public or animal health importance being detected in England.
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