Coronavirus Covid 19 public advice

Coronavirus Covid 19 Information & Advice

Household Resilience Plan

Think about:

  • Who can support you stay at home by carrying out the essentials for your (food shopping, collecting prescriptions etc)
  • What local shops / pubs / takeaways will deliver to you?
  • Who can help with your pets / walk your dog?
  • Who relies on you for support at the moment?  What support do you carry out and who can help them? 
  • Do you have the key contact numbers you need?  Neighbours, chemists etc

How to avoid catching or spreading COVID-19

Do

  • Wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds
  • Always wash your hands when you get home or into work
  • Use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
  • Put used tissues in the bin immediately and wash your hands afterwards
  • Avoid close contact with people who have symptoms of coronavirus
  • Only travel on public transport if you need to
  • Work from home, if you can
  • Avoid social activities, 
  • Avoid events with large groups of people
  • Use phone, online services, or apps to contact your GP surgery or other NHS services

Don't

  • Do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean
  • Do not have visitors to your home, including friends and family

Only use NHS 111 online Coronavirus service if:

  • You feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
  • Your condition gets worse
  • Your symptoms do not get better after 7 days
  • Use the 111 online coronavirus service 
  • Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.

Helpful links

NHS advice and information on COVID 19 

Coronavirus (COVID-19) UK government response 

Government travel advice