Coronavirus *Latest Advice*
You or anyone in household showing symptoms - self isolate 14 days… not out for food nor essentials - exercise at a safe distance. Ask for help. Limit social contact. Use the internet. Even if no symptoms - in household - now everyone stops non-essential contact with others and unnecessary travel.
Work from home if possible.
Avoid pubs, clubs and, theatres and social contact. Limit contact with those over 70, with health conditions - heart and kidney diseases, pregnancies.
Most vulnerable – new steps by weekend- isolation 12 weeks for most at risk.
Shielding to coincide with peak of the disease.
Peak coming faster in some areas – London are ahead. Must avoid all close contact in the region.
Mass gatherings now banned; sport etc. No emergency worker support from tomorrow for any events.
No school closures as yet.
The Department for Education has launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Staff, parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)
Parents can register to receive the latest county council Coronavirus updates and school closure alerts here.
Parents should only be keeping their children off school on the advice of Public Health England or following NHS 111 advice.