Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Latest Update

Get the latest NHS information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), a new illness that affects your lungs and airways

 Check if you have coronavirus symptoms
Find out about the main symptoms of coronavirus and where to get medical advice if you think you have them.​ You can also visit this page to ask further questions.

 What to do if you or someone you live with has symptoms of coronavirus
Advice about not leaving your home (self-isolation) and looking after yourself if you or someone you live with has symptoms.

 People at higher risk from coronavirus
a. Shielding for the people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from coronavirus

b. People who are defined as having an increased risk of severe illness from coronavirus

 Coronavirus in children
Advice about symptoms of coronavirus in children, including when to get medical help if your child seems unwell.​

 Staying at home to avoid getting coronavirus
Advice about staying at home to avoid getting coronavirus, including when you can leave your home and how to get medical help.​

 Help the NHS respond to coronavirus
Find out what you can do to help the NHS respond to the spread of coronavirus.

 Links to more information about coronavirus
Links to government advice, information for health professionals and advice for other parts of the UK.

 Emergency eye health examination
If you have any concerns at all about your eyes, see a High Street optometrist (also known as an optician) straight away. He or she will tell you if you are eligible for a free eye health examination.

For further information go to  nhs.uk/coronavirus or  gov.uk/coronavirus.

 

ADVICE ACCURATE AS OF 16:10 24/04/2020