Resources for business owners, employers or staff, around the measures implemented to prevent and respond to COVID-19 within workplaces.

Report an outbreak

Information on how to report an outbreak in a workplace settings can be found on the reporting an outbreak page.

Report a case

Workplace settings are asked to report positive cases of COVID-19 through their usual reporting mechanisms to NYCC Health and Adult Services:

Please copy reports of laboratory confirmed cases or positive cases to and call the Public Health England Health Protection Team on 0113 386 0300 or, out of hours, on 0114 304 9843.

Notification and requests for support for positive cases of COVID-19 please email using the following header - ‘Email header: ‘positive COVID case – type of setting i.e. accommodation/workplace/leisure accommodation [name of setting and District]’


You should call Public Health England Health Protection Acute Response Centre (ARC) on:

Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm: 0113 386 0300

Out of hours: 0114 304 9843

North Yorkshire Resources

Government and HSE guidance

The government and HSE have produced guidelines to ensure workplaces are safe and the workforce is protected from coronavirus.

PHE/Government setting specific guidance

Testing guidance

Guidance if your employees travel abroad for work

Travel advice has been updated by the government, with exemptions for travelling to certain countries and territories that no longer pose a high risk for British travellers. 

The government continues to advise against non-essential international travel, except to countries and territories listed. You can view the full list of exempted travellers here - and exempted destinations here.

Full guidance for British people travelling overseas during the coronavirus pandemic can be found here.

Other useful information

Support for the health and wellbeing of your workforce

Covid specific information for staying well in work, links to ideas for mental wellbeing:

Support for those suffering domestic abuse