Coronavirus (COVID-19): Public health advice

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 if you go out (2 metres apart where possible)
  • wash your hands regularly
  • Do not leave home if you or anyone in your household has symptoms

Read more about what you can and can't do

WhatsApp information service

The government has set up a WhatsApp information service for latest information etc. Send Hi to 0786006442

Useful guidance

Testing for coronavirus

If you are showing coronavirus symptoms you are now eligible to book a swab test to find out if you have the virus.

If you know anybody in England or Wales without internet access, a new telephone service is available to book - just tell them to dial 119.

Updated 1 June 2020