Update on COVID19 and social distancing

Update on COVID19 and social distancing.

We are all doing our part in the battle against COVID-19. However, in order to help the most vulnerable and the NHS, the Government is asking everyone to now stay at home.

What should I do?
The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has instructed all people to stay at home, and you should only leave the house for one of four reasons.

  1. Shopping for basic necessities, for example food and medicine, which must be as infrequent as possible

  2. One form of exercise a day, for example a run, walk, or cycle - alone or with members of your household

  3. Any medical need, or to provide care or to help a vulnerable person

  4. Travelling to and from work, but only where this absolutely cannot be done from home.

The latest guidance can be found here.

While you are following the above guidance from the Government, for the times when you are outside your home please ensure you follow social distancing guidance. For example, please stand 2 metres away from other people when you are queuing at the supermarket, exercising, and in the workplace.

For further advice on social distancing, please click the link through to Public Health England.

For more information about COVID-19 visit: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

We all have a role to play to protect ourselves, our loved ones and our communities.

If we all play our part in the battle against the COVID-19 then we can help to support our services

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