Coronavirus information

This page contains all of the latest statements and information regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) from PCC Katy Bourne, as well as links to useful information from trusted partners. 

You can also keep up to date on the latest messages on our Facebook page and Twitter account.

PCC statements

03/07/2020 - PCC statement ahead of the weekend

02/07/2020 - Support for victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence gets emergency funding boost

15/06/2020 - Romance fraud victim loses over £10k

12/06/2020 - Community resolutions via WhatsApp

28/05/2020 - Meet the new recruits who joined the force just as the county locked down to fight the pandemice

21/05/2020 - Emergency funding to support charities helping victims of domestic abuse and sexual violence

18/05/2020 - Share the roads responsibly. Slow down and save lives.

17/05/2020 - Finding unique ways to reach out to domestic abuse victims

11/05/2020 - Child exploitation continues to increase during 'lockdown'

11/05/2020 - PCC creates new Safe Space for victims in 'lockdown'

06/05/2020 - Sussex Police maintain focus on domestic abuse

06/05/2020 - Rural crime still a focus during lockdown

30/4/2020 - Increase in assaults on Sussex Police officers during Covid-19 pandemic

27/04/2020 - PCC helps over 1,000 young people stay active at home in just one week

24/04/2020 - The time has come for Video Enabled Justice

22/04/2020 - 'Mute, don't block your stalker'

20/04/2020 - Cyberstalking increases across Sussex in Covid-19 crisis

16/04/2020 - PCC teams up with Active Sussex to keep young people active at home during 'lockdown'

09/04/2020 - REBOOT digitally adapts to Coronavirus 'lockdown'

08/04/2020 - Vital support is still available in Sussex

01/04/2020 - Engagement is key to maintaining public confidence in policing

31/03/2020 - Thank you to those on the frontline

30/03/2020 - Coronavirus threats made to frontline workers will not be tolerated

26/03/2020 - "The scientific evidence cannot be ignored; by staying at home we can save lives"

26/03/2020 - Domestic abuse could thrive in self-isolation

24/03/2020 - PCC and ACC response to Prime Minister's CVOID-19 update

23/03/2020 - Don't fall victim to Coronavirus fraudsters 

19/03/2020 - PCC statement in response to COVID-19

19/03/2020 - PCC's response to the measures announced ahead of the publication of the Coronavirus Bill

16/03/2020 - Government postpones PCC elections

Sussex Police

Coronavirus response page

01/07/2020 - As the NHS prepares to mark its 72nd anniversary, public services urge Sussex to 'stay safe' as pubs and restaurants re-open

08/06/2020 - Showcasing the incredible work of the voluntary sector in Sussex during pandemic

01/06/2020 - Sussex Resilience Forum thanks volunteers for their hard work

19/05/2020 - Sussex Police gives £60,000 to good causes during Covid-19 lockdown

15/05/2020 - Sussex Police focus remains on core policing services 

03/05/2020 - We still need to save lives

30/04/2020 - Police tackle crime as they keep people safe during lockdown

29/04/2020 - Increase on assaults on Sussex Police offices during Covid-19 pandemic

28/04/2020 - Police warning after distraction burglary in Hailsham

24/04/2020 - Police ask public to stop and think before making unnecessary journeys

24/04/2020 - An open letter to the people of Sussex from pubic service workers makes an emotional please

22/04/2020 - Residents urged to be vigilant after pair coerce their way in to man's home

22/04/2020 - Police warn of coronavirus shopping scam as elderly woman targeted in Hove

21/04/2020 - Man convicted of assaulting police officer

20/04/2020 - Support for stalking victims to mark national awareness campaign

17/04/2020 - Make the right call and help us save lives

15/04/2020 - Coronavirus fines represent "small minority" - Sussex Police

14/04/2020 - Police warn against fraudsters amidst coronavirus pandemic

13/04/2020 - Police thank Sussex residents for following Covid-19 guidance over Easter weekend

12/04/2020 - Police did not fine breastfeeding mother - Sussex Police statement 

10/04/2020 - The majority of Sussex continues to make the right decision about coronavirus

10/04/2020 - Officers assaulted and threatened with Covid-19 at Eastbourne property

09/04/2020 - Officers and emergency workers experience verbal abuse and assaults on duty

08/04/2020 - Do the right thing and save lives this weekend

08/04/2020 - Public urged to avoid unnecessary journeys in fight against coronavirus

07/04/2020 - Public services across Sussex join forces in "mammoth effort" to respond to Covid-19 pandemic

07/04/2020 - Woman accused of coughing at police appears in court

05/04/2020 - Many people in Sussex stayed home to save lives

03/04/2020 - Police ask public to remain at home as weather warms up

2/04/2020 - Police chief thanks hundreds of 'police emergency volunteers' 

25/03/2020 - Together we can save lives

21/03/2020 - Don't fall victim to Coronavirus fraudsters

20/03/2020 - Sussex Local Resilience Forum declares Covid-19 a major incident

UK Government

The most up to date information and advice from the Government is available on their Coronavirus page. The current advice is:

Stay alert

We can all help control the virus if we all stay alert. This means you must:

  • stay at home as much as possible
  • work from home if you can
  • limit contact with other people
  • keep your distance from people not in your household (2 metres apart where possible)
  • wash your hands regularly

Do not leave home if you or anyone in your household has symptoms.

Check the NHS website if you have symptoms.

Resources in other languages

The UK Government have translated information on social distancing and self isolation in to:

  • Arabic
  • Bengali
  • Cantonese
  • French
  • Gujarati
  • Mandarin
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu
  • Welsh