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
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.
In order to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, the Greencore factory in Northampton has voluntarily closed as of 3pm on 21 August 2020.
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
Posted: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 11:41 by Jez Wilson