Information and advice from the UK Government
The UK Government’s official website (www.gov.uk) has up to date advice on living in this time of the coronavirus pandemic in the UK.
They now have a dedicated coronavirus section, which is updated regularly: gov.uk/coronavirus. They’ve also published a range of advice on specific topics.
This article provides clarity on what you can and can’t do during the Coronavirus pandemic:
'CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK FAQ'S: WHAT YOU CAN AND CAN'T DO' from gov.uk
Click www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do/coronavirus-outbreak-faqs-what-you-can-and-cant-do to access.
Here is the full guidance on how to stay at home and away from others:
'GUIDANCE: STAYING AT HOME AND AWAY FROM OTHERS (SOCIAL DISTANCING)' from gov.uk
Click www.gov.uk/government/publications/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others/full-guidance-on-staying-at-home-and-away-from-others to access.
There is also really helpful advice on what to do if you have animals:
'GUIDANCE: ADVICE FOR PEOPLE WITH ANIMALS' from gov.uk
Click www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-advice-for-people-with-animals to access.
For those concerned about school aged children, this information on schools, childcare providers, colleges and local authorities in England on maintaining educational provision, should prove very helpful:
'GUIDANCE: FOR SCHOOLS, CHILDCARE PROVIDERS, COLLEGES AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES IN ENGLAND ON MAINTAINING EDUCATIONAL PROVISION' from gov.uk
Click www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-maintaining-educational-provision/guidance-for-schools-colleges-and-local-authorities-on-maintaining-educational-provision to access.
For those wanting to know about the closures of businesses and venues, this guidance should help:
'GUIDANCE: CLOSING CERTAIN BUSINESSES AND VENUES' from gov.uk
Click www.gov.uk/government/publications/further-businesses-and-premises-to-close/further-businesses-and-premises-to-close-guidance to access.
If you run a business and employ staff, have a look at this guidance for employers and businesses relating to coronavirus:
'GUIDANCE: FOR EMPLOYERS AND BUSINESSES ON CORONAVIRUS' from gov.uk
Click www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-to-employers-and-businesses-about-covid-19/guidance-for-employers-and-businesses-on-coronavirus-covid-19 to access.
If you need to know how to provide care or to help a vulnerable person, please have a look at this guidance.
'GUIDANCE: HOW TO HELP SAFELY' from gov.uk
Click www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-how-to-help-safely--2/coronavirus-how-to-help-safely to access.
If you’re thinking about moving home at this time, the government have some very clear guidance about what you can and can’t do:
'GUIDANCE: GOVERNMENT ADVICE ON HOME MOVING DURING THE CORONAVIRUS' from gov.uk
Click www.gov.uk/guidance/government-advice-on-home-moving-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak to access.
Although going outside and getting some fresh air and exercise every day is vital, it’s important you adhere to the guidelines on accessing green spaces:
'GUIDANCE: ACCESS TO GREEN SPACES' from gov.uk
Click www.gov.uk/government/news/coronavirus-guidance-on-access-to-green-spaces to access.
If you believe that someone in your household has contracted coronavirus, this guidance will tell you how you need to proceed:
'GUIDANCE: FOR HOUSEHOLDS WITH POSSIBLE CORONAVIRUS INFECTION' from gov.uk
Click www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance/stay-at-home-guidance-for-households-with-possible-coronavirus-covid-19-infection to access.
If you need to know about shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from COVID-19, this guidance will be of help:
'GUIDANCE: SHEILDING AND PROTECTING PEOPLE WHO ARE CLINICALLY EXTREMELY VULNERABLE FROM COVID-19' from gov.uk
Click www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19 to access.
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