Guidance on COVID-19

This guidance is intended for:

  • People with symptoms that may be caused by coronavirus, and do not require hospital treatment, who must remain at home until they are well
  • Those living in households with someone who shows symptoms that may be caused by coronavirus


  • Wash your hand for 20 seconds or more
  • If you have any symptoms (live alone) stay at home for 7 days
  • If you live with others and are showing symptoms then the whole household is to stay at home for 14 days
  • If you do have symptoms then please do not go to your GP unless it is an emergency
  • If you are showing symptoms please stay away from vulnerable people
  • If you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home, or your condition gets worse, or your symptoms do not get better after 7 days, then use the NHS 111 onlinecoronavirus service. If you do not have internet access, call NHS 111. For a medical emergency dial 999