National coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions are in place for the whole of England.
The government has put Essex in High alert (tier 2) from 2nd December.
For information, advice and support, visit the coronavirus hub.
To see how restrictions will affect services, visit changes to our services.
Essex County Council Services
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Includes school admissions, early years and childcare, post-16 options and adult learning
Find jobs, volunteering and apprenticeship opportunities in Essex
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Renew, reserve or search for a library item. Join the library, volunteer or search for an event.
Report a highways problem, get updates on travel, transport and roadworks
Includes planning applications, recycling centres and Essex Energy Switch
Includes business licences, supplying the council, trading standards and support for businesses
Find your councillor, Council Tax, what happens at council meetings and how the council is run
Includes cultural events and activities, historical records, archives and building conservation
Pay social care and sundry invoices, penalty charges and licence fees
Clacton shop owner pleads guilty to selling illegal tobacco after Essex Trading Standards investigation
Mawlud Sabir of Fairhead Road, Colchester has pleaded guilty of the possession, with a view to supply of illegal tobacco.
In the seven days to 19 November, there were 2,259 confirmed cases of Covid in Essex.
The Government has today announced that the majority of the country, including Essex, is to be placed under new Tier 2 restrictions