COVID-19: Resources

This page contains published guidance and announcements from key government departments and agencies related to COVID-19, as well as bespoke resources for Directors of Public Health and their teams developed by ADPH and partner organisations. This page is monitored and updated regularly.  

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Other useful links
  • Letter from NHSE/I to DsPH in response to JCVI’s updated guidance on COVID-19 vaccination of children and young people aged 12 to 17 | 22nd July
  • Letter to councils from Sport England, ADPH and PHE on the safe return of sport and physical activity | 8th April
  • Letter from the Secretary of State for Education and the Secretary of State for Health & Social Care thanking DsPH for their ongoing efforts in supporting their local education and school settings, and advising on the next phase of ensuring children and young people remain in regular and consistent face-to-face education | 4th March
  • Letter from Helen Whately MP on the extension of the Infection Control Fund | 1st October
  • Letter from Prof Yvonne Doyle, Medical Director and Director for Health Protection and Dr Jeanelle de Gruchy, ADPH President to DsPH outlining the resources available to support effective outbreak management in higher education settings | 25th September
  • Letter from Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Education, and Matt Hancock, Secretary of State for Health & Social Care, thanking DsPH for their ongoing efforts to support nurseries, schools and further education providers reopen their doors to more children and young people. The letter also provides further updates on key developments and next steps | 23rd September
  • Joint Letter from PHE and ADPH following the announcement of Local Outbreak Plans | 26th May
  • Letter from Helen Whately MP, Minister of State for Care, outlines the Government’s commitment to test every staff member and resident in every care home in England and the role of Directors of Public Health and others in ensuring testing is joined up and targeted | 7th May
  • Letter from Jo Churchill, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Prevention, Public Health and Primary Care expressing thanks for the work of DsPH and their teams during the response to COVID-19 | 4th May
  • Letter to DsPH about public health funding pressures in relation to the £1.6bn funding announcement | 5th May
  • Letter from MHCLG to Council Leaders in England announcing the distribution of £1.6bn to local authorities | 30th April