• NHS Information

    Information on the coronavirus is available on the NHS website.

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  • Public Health England

    The blog 'Coronavirus (COVID-19) - what you need to know' is being regularly updated.

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  • Guidance on self-isolating

    If you have symptoms (a high temperature, a new, continuous cough, loss or change to your sense of smell or taste), stay at home for 7 days. If you live with other people, they should stay at home for 14 days from the day the first person got symptoms.

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  • Stay alert and safe (social distancing)

    The most important thing we can all do in fighting coronavirus is to stay alert. We must control the spread of the virus, in order to protect the NHS and save lives.

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  • Guidance on shielding

    Information for shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from COVID-19.

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  • Guidance for non-clinical settings

    Guidance for educational settings, transport, employers and businesses; and residential and community settings is available on the GOV.UK website.

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Washing your hands

Washing your hands is one of the most effective ways to protect yourself from viral type illnesses such as coronavirus (COVID-19).