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Government and NHS advice

Hand washing. Soapy hands.

Links to the latest information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) and useful contacts.


Advice from the NHS on how to avoid catching or spreading the coronavirus

Do

  • wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds
  • always wash your hands when you get home or into work
  • use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
  • cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
  • put used tissues in the bin straight away and wash your hands afterwards
  • try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell

Don’t

  • touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean

Advice for the public

The NHS website has more information about the illness, advice for travellers and common questions.

See the government response and guidance on coronavirus.

Check if you have coronavirus symptoms.

Register for support if you or somebody you care for is extremely vulnerable to coronavirus.

Stay at home guidance’ for people with confirmed or possible coronavirus

Protect yourself from scams

Tips and advice for managing anxiety during social distancing and isolation

Steps and advice to look after your mental health and wellbeing

Advice for businesses

Guidance for employers and businesses 

Other useful contacts

Waverley Borough Council

Surrey County Council Community helpline – 0300 200 1008 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

National Domestic Abuse Helpline

Samaritans

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