Health Protection

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For Coronavirus information including the current restrictions, any disruptions to Council services, how to book a COVID-19 test and the support available for residents and businesses visit

If you are concerned about COVID-19/Coronavirus get further information from the NHS


Public Health is responsible for protecting the health of the population from communicable diseases, outbreaks and incidents through providing expert advice and support.

The health protection team at Public Health England supports local authorities in providing this service and is available 24/7. The health protection team will respond to queries from professionals and members of the public and offers advice and support on the identification, reporting and management of incidents and outbreaks.

Please call the North East Health Protection Team on 0300 3038596 or 0191 2697714 (out of hours)

Further information on health protection and communicable diseases can be found on NHS and Government websites.

Information on vaccinations can be found on the NHS vaccination webpage

Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council's Environmental Health and Housing teams also offers advice on:

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