What is Coronavirus?

   

Click on the links for more information

Top tips to keeping safe from coronavirus (PDF) (Mencap)

How to stay safe - updated with new symptoms

If you get ill 

Coronavirus Hub

Coping with Coronavirus 

Watch this video   

This video explains what Coronavirus (Covid-19) is.

Government guidance

   

Easy read guidance on the 5 November national restrictions 

What lockdown means 

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information for direct payment holders and personal assistants

Advocacy and rights

   

Read Coronavirus advocacy and rights.

 

    Having a swab test

Videothis video shows you what a swab test is and how to do it

Easy read on testing yourself for the Coronavirus 

Swab tests: How it works 

Having a home test for Coronavirus 

Having a test for Coronavirus 

Having a Test for Coronavirus at a Drive Through Centre 

Getting Tested

 

    Shielding

The Department for Health and Social Care have created this easy read document for people with Down's syndrome (PDF).

Guidance on protecting people most likely to get very poorly from coronavirus (COVID-19) (shielding) November 2020

 

   Self isolating

About self-isolating if you live on your own (PDF) 

About self-isolating if you live with other people (PDF)

 

    Social distancing

About social distancing if you live with other people (PDF)

A guide to the 2 metre and 1 metre plus social distancing rules (PDF) 

Video explaining Social Distancing

 

    Face coverings

What face coverings are including why and how they should be worn. 

Face coverings rules for people living in England.

Please Support me I’m Exempt from Wearing a Face Covering: Information about exemption and the Helping Hands Scheme.