Latest information on COVID-19

Message from The Mayor

Mayor, Councillor Nicholas Trimble launched Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council’s ‘Do the right thing, right now’ campaign in the short video below.

See also - open letter from the Mayor to the people of Lisburn and Castlereagh.

Government Guidance and FAQs

The NI Executive guidance is designed to limit the chances for coronavirus to spread in Northern Ireland.  It works in partnership with the Public Health Agency to deliver messages to keep us safe at this time.  To view the latest guidance please click the image below.

Northern Ireland Executive coronavirus guidance

Council support

Over the last six months the council has been working in partnership with its residents, community and voluntary groups and businesses to offer support to those who need it. The infographic below details some of the highlights that we have achieved together.

Business Guidance

To assist local businesses, we have guidance to further help businesses prevent the spread and also support those businesses with confirmed COVID-19 cases involving staff and/or customers. 

You can view the guidance online, or download it as a PDF.

Council Services

Our services are operating within the COVID-19 guidance.  If you would like to access information please click on the relevant link below

If you would like to contact us you can find our services details online at https://www.lisburncastlereagh.gov.uk/coronavirus/contact-details

Guidance on social distancing for blind and partially sighted people

RNIB NI, working in partnership with Guide Dogs NI, has developed guidance on social distancing for blind and partially sighted people in Northern Ireland. This guidance is designed to assist blind and partially sighted people to safely resume their lives within existing government and public health advice.
 
NI Guidance on Social Distancing if you are Blind or Partially Sighted addresses the needs of blind and partially sighted people specifically and covers a range of issues including guiding and mask wearing.

NI Guidance on Social Distancing if you are Blind or Partially Sighted (APDF)
NI Guidance on Social Distancing if you are Blind or Partially Sighted (Word)

NI Social Distancing Guidelines – how you can support Blind and Partially Sighted people  is aimed at raising awareness among the wider public and service providers and offers tips on how to support blind and partially sighted people to resume their everyday activities as society begins to emerge from lockdown. 

NI Social Distancing Guidelines - how you can support Blind and Partially Sighted people (APDF)
NI Social Distancing Guidelines - how you can support Blind and Partially Sighted people (Word)

The guidelines have been produced in conjunction with the Public Health Agency, Health and Social Care Board and Trust Sensory Support Teams. They are underpinned by current public health advice and Government guidance on COVID-19 and relevant infection prevention measures.