Stay at home, save lives
What you need to do:
- Stay at home
- Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home)
- Stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people
- Wash your hands as soon as you get home
- Exercise once a day, alone or with members of your household
- Do not meet others, even friends or family
You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms.
Do not leave home if you or someone you live with has either:
- a high temperature
- a new, continuous cough
How to protect yourselves and others
Read the latest advice from the government on:
- Staying at home if you think you have coronavirus (self-isolating)
- Staying at home and away from others (social distancing)
- How to protect extremely vulnerable people (shielding)
- Guidance on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus (COVID-19)
- Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
Also to help reduce the spread of infection, please wash your hands regularly for at least 20 seconds.
View Public Health England posters on how to wash your hands.
Sussex Interpreting Services are keeping updated links to the latest guidance and information on coronavirus and social distancing.
- NHS advice on symptoms, self-isolating and how to contact the NHS translated into more than 30 languages.
- Public Health England information on social distancing and protecting vulnerable people, and also guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection. It’s available in Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, French, Gujurati, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Urdu and Welsh.
- Mencap have created an easy read guide to coronavirus to help explain what the virus is, the symptoms, what to do if you think you have it and how to stop the virus spreading.
- Gov.uk have an easy read guide for households with possible coronavirus infection.
Find the latest updates from government.
Find more information from the World Health Organisation.