Luton Borough Council

Information on coronavirus

Content last updated 5.35pm, 18 September
Latest information on coronavirus

See latest local guidance on restrictions, social distancing and testing to help keep yourself and others safe.

Latest guidance and health advice
Other quick links
See video message from Luton’s Director and Deputy Director of Public Health, Gerry Taylor, on the latest situation in Luton regarding Covid-19.

Watch Gerry's video below or click here​ if it is not playing on your device.


  • Latest guidance and health advice

    Make sure you understand and follow the latest advice to protect yourselves and others.

  • Covid-19 community champions

    Sign up as a Covid-19 Community Champion and help keep your friends, families and community safe

  • Advice for businesses

    Find out about grants, loans, business rates relief and guidance for keeping your staff and customers safe.

  • I need financial support

    Guidance on benefits, money, work and Council Tax.

  • Luton outbreak control plan

    Our local outbreak control plan details how we will work together to protect the health and wellbeing of Luton’s population by preventing and managing transmission and outbreaks of COVID-19.

  • Service changes

    Changes to bin collections, community building closures and all other service updates due to the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Important community information

    Other important Information such as local data, advice for religious and faith groups, inter-generational households, travel advice, translated resources and other useful links.


​Latest updates

15 September

Support bubbles new information
We have updated the latest guidance page with information about the new ‘Rule of 6’, support bubbles and Hands-Face-Space.

14 September

Antibody tests for care home workers
we have updated the latest guidance for the antibody home test kit.

11 September

Covid-19 announcement
Luton is no longer classified as a government ‘area of concern’ as our Coivid-19 infection rates are now closer to the national average. Thank you to everyone for following the guidance to #ProtectLuton and #ProtectYourFamily.

We will be removing additional local guidance from Monday to align with the national guidance which is being introduced from Monday due to increasing infection rates across the country.

10 September

Covid-19 weekly update
We are still awaiting clarification on whether Luton remains on the national watch list of ‘areas of concern’ and expect to make an announcement tomorrow (11 September) to align with the government's changes taking place on Monday (14 September).

9 September

Help reduce the transmission of coronavirus
Advice on how you can help reduce the transmission of coronavirus (COVID-19) is now available in different languages.

8 September

Every Mind Matters
A new mental health resource for children and young people launched nationally today.
See all updates ​​​​​​​​​​​​

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