National guidance

Guidance for anyone needing advice about the current coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: what you need to do

If you show symptoms:

Staying safe:

Working safely:


The Government has introduced an alert service for WhatsApp users. To use the service, people are being encouraged to add 07860 064422 and message the word ‘hi’ within WhatsApp.

The new free to use service aims to provide official, trustworthy and timely information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), and will further reduce the burden on NHS services.