Please continue to check government guidelines throughout the public health emergency, and remember to check them regularly. Below is a comprehensive list of guidelines which provide advice on different topics:
For NHS advice:
For general guidance including on social distancing, self-isolation, and information on schooling and sick pay:
For guidance if there is a possible infection of COVID-19 in your household:
For help with digital skills to use virtual platforms to communicate with friends and family, and to consult online guidelines, BT have provided free online lessons: BT Digital Skills
Guidance for extremely vulnerable citizens:
This guidance is for people, including children, who are at very high risk of severe illness from coronavirus (COVID-19), because of an underlying health condition, and for their family, friends and carers.
It is intended for use in situations where the extremely vulnerable person is living in their own home, with or without additional support. This includes the extremely clinically vulnerable people living in long-term care facilities, either for the elderly or persons with special needs:
Guidance on financial support:
Guidance for parents, carers, and education providers:
Guidance for schools, childcare providers, colleges and local authorities in England on maintaining educational provision:
The supply distribution helpline can answer PPE calls and emails 24/7 via the supply disruption helpline on 0800 915 9964. You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org to help with queries. Emails will be answered within one hour.
You can find out more about the Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme by clicking here, including eligibility and how to apply: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/claim-for-wage-costs-through-the-coronavirus-job-retention-scheme.GOV.UK