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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Stay at home

  • only go outside for food, health reasons or essential work
  • stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people
  • wash your hands as soon as you get home

This will help to prevent the spread of coronavirus and will preserve life.

Anyone can spread the virus. Full guidance on staying at home and away from others from GOV.UK (opens in a new window)

Update from Dr Kath Cobain, Director of Public Health - 3 April 2020

Coronavirus symptoms

  • a high temperature this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • a new, continuous cough this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)

What to do if you have symptoms

To protect others, do not go to places like a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Stay at home.

For more information visit the following websites

If you do not have symptoms, stay at home. This will help to prevent the spread of coronavirus and will preserve life.

Your mental health and wellbeing

Website: Guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus (COVID-19) from GOV.UK (opens in a new window)

Who can I contact if I can't find the information I need?

If you have a query or issue that cannot be addressed within the guidance, please do not hesitate to contact the Health Protection Team at Public Health England:

Website: Public Health England (opens in a new window)

Telephone: 0344 225 3560

Telephone out of hours: 01384 679031

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