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Covid Guidelines changed – Plan B information

Dear Residents

Staffordshire County Council have provided the following information:

The Government has introduced a range of measures to slow the transmission of the virus with the emergence and cases of the Omicron variant.

What has changed? The government has announced that England will move to Plan B in response to the risks of the Omicron variant. This means:

o  From 10 December, face coverings will be required by law in most indoor settings.

o  From 13 December office workers who can work from home should do so.

o  From 15 December, certain venues and events will be required by law to check that all visitors aged 18 years or over are fully vaccinated, have proof of a negative test in the last 48 hours, or have an exemption.

The Government has updated a range of guidance in light of these changes: