About Coronavirus: what you need to do

Stay at home

  • Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (where this absolutely cannot be done from home)

  • Stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people

  • Wash your hands as soon as you get home

You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms.

More information on what you need to do HERE

Symptoms and what to do- HERE

More information HERE

 

Why is the advice important

You will no doubt have heard that the Prime Minister reinforced the single most important action we can now all take, in fighting coronavirus – to stay at home in order to protect the NHS and save lives.

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a newly discovered coronavirus.

Most people infected with the COVID-19 virus will experience mild to moderate respiratory illness and recover without requiring special treatment.  Older people, and those with underlying medical problems like cardiovascular disease, diabetes, chronic respiratory disease, and cancer are more likely to develop serious illness.

The best way to prevent and slow down transmission is be well informed about the COVID-19 virus, the disease it causes and how it spreads. Protect yourself and others from infection by washing your hands or using an alcohol based rub frequently and not touching your face.

The COVID-19 virus spreads primarily through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose when an infected person coughs or sneezes, so it’s important that you also practice respiratory etiquette (for example, by coughing into a flexed elbow).

What you need to do

 

Stay at home

  • Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (where this absolutely cannot be done from home)
  • Stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people
  • Wash your hands as soon as you get home

You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms.

Staying at home and away from others (social distancing)

 

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