This page has been designed to provide up-to-date information, guidance and advice regarding the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). This guidance has been taken from central and local government; the NHS, including Public Health England (PHE); and other public bodies and relevant organisations.
If you need medical help, please use the 111 online coronavirus service.
The Government response to COVID-19 is guided by medical and scientific advice from the Chief Medical Officer and the Chief Scientific Advisor, taking into account information from the NHS and other relevant public bodies. This is a rapidly evolving situation and advice on Coronavirus is subject to change – for the latest information check the Government's COVID-19 Guidance.
The Prime Minister has announced that everyone must now stay at home except in exceptional circumstances, to protect our NHS and save lives.
This is the single most important action we can all take to fight coronavirus.
☑️ 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
Please click the links on the left for detailed guidance on a range of issues related to COVID-19.
This page was last updated on 24 March 2020.