Cookies information uses cookies to make the site simpler. Find out more about the cookies we use.

Close banner

Latest advice

From 29 March ‘Stay at Home’ restrictions ease can we are able meet outside in groups of 6 people, or two household. The campaign urges the public to stick to these rules and remember the key behaviours of washing hands, wearing face coverings, making space and meeting in the fresh air to help stop the spread of Covid-19. The campaign is supported by a range of resources that focus on the key rules and behaviours.

  • Let’s take this next step safely 
  • Wash hands 
  • Cover face 
  • Make space 
  • Meet in the fresh air

Protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19

This guidance has been updated to support the clinically extremely vulnerable in protecting themselves from exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19). It replaces previous guidance on shielding.

The government has also produced guidance to help employers, employees and the self employed to help ensure workplaces are as safe as possible. For more information or to report an incident please see our workplace health and safety information.

Patient advice from local hospitals

Each of our local hospitals update their coronavirus guidance for patients regularly so if you need to attend one of them for an appointment check out their advice.

When this content has been updated

Last updated 14 May 2021