Updated guidance 11th May 2020
Links to the government's information on school closures and the guidance on visiting hospitals
Information regarding self isolation, household isolation and social distancing.
New guidance for households with symptoms 17th March 2.45pm
Following the announcement from the Prime Minister on Monday 16th March 2020, the Government introduced new guidance on whole household isolation in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak:
The symptoms are:
The full stay at home guidance for households with these symptoms can be found here:
The most important thing individuals can do to protect themselves is to wash their hands more often, for at least 20 seconds, with soap and water. Public Health England recommends that in addition to handwashing before eating, and after coughing and sneezing, everyone should also wash hands after using toilets and travelling on public transport.