GOV.UK Guidance for workers at Greencore Northampton

If anybody in the Parish works for Greencore, the Government has issued guidance. Remember please, Self isolation is not just about keeping yourself safe, it is to protect others – you may have no symptoms but still be infectious – Nether Heyford Parish Council

Guidance from GOV.UK: Northampton: what you can and cannot do

Find out what you can and cannot do if you are a worker at the Northampton Greencore factories during the local outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19).

Published 23 August 2020
From: Department of Health and Social Care

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/northampton-what-you-can-and-cannot-do

An outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has been identified in Northampton associated with the Greencore factories. The government and local authority are acting together to control the spread of the virus.

Affected local areas

Workers at the Northampton Greencore factory:

  • Units A, B, C and D located at the following address: Greencore Northampton, Moulton Park Industrial Estate, 15-17 Deer Park Road, Northamptonshire, NN3 6RX.
  • Unit K located at the following address: Greencore Northampton, Unit 1, Clayfield Close, Moulton Park, Northampton, NN3 6QF.

Local restrictions

Business closure
In order to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, the Greencore factory in Northampton has voluntarily closed as of 3pm on 21 August 2020.

Self-isolating
Workers who have undertaken work in the affected areas above at any point since 7 August 2020 and the people they live with (or have formed a support bubble with) should self-isolate at home for 2 weeks.

Advice on self-isolation can be found in the stay at home guidance online: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-households-with-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection

The Health Secretary will introduce regulations to ensure that this self-isolation period is legally enforced. Anyone who leaves self-isolation before the 2-week period ends without reasonable excuse will be subject to fines.

Once the regulations have been introduced, this GOV.UK page will be updated with more guidance including on exemptions: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/northampton-what-you-can-and-cannot-do

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