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.
Most meetings of the Cabinet, Council and its committees are open to the public and take place in County Hall in Chelmsford.
Speak at a meeting
You can speak or ask a question at certain Council meetings.
There are different rules for speaking depending on the type of meeting. It's best to contact us beforehand if there is a particular meeting you would like to contribute to. We'll give you advice about the rules of the meeting, and the best way to get involved.