Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information, Guidance & Advice

It’s difficult to know what to do for the best in these uncertain times, but following the guidance and advice set out by the government is essential. The measures that Number 10 has announced are crucial to protect ourselves and others from contracting the virus and, lessening the strain on the country’s key workers including the NHS, emergency services, retailers, suppliers, and many others who are risking their own health to help others.

There are lots of different guides and resources out there so to make it much easier to get to the information you need, we’ve compiled a list here. What you need to know, all in one place. The links will take you to current guidance and information which is regularly updated.

The UK Government are updating and releasing information all the time – their news feed contains all the newest announcements and guidance.

Other useful information from the voluntary sector

Local councils across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent are also publishing their own advice according to their areas and communities:

Appropriate use of PPE

Pase read this guide about the appropriate use of PPE. Some voluntary groups may still be using PPE when it is not needed, putting pressure on supplies – so it’s really important that everyone understands when they should and should not be using it