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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Resources for DsPH and PH teams developed by ADPH and partner organisations

June 2020

May 2020

April 2020

June 2018

August 2014


  • 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)
Additional guidance, tools and resources from government departments and agencies, local authorities and other organisations which can be shared are included in this spreadsheet.This document is regularly updated; new additions are highlighted. Please send any suggestions/submissions to