We all need to play our part in preventing any potential spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). For information on the latest guidance on recommended actions on hygiene, returning travellers and other related issues please check the following link on a regular basis and take the recommended actions:

Hygiene: Please follow the 'Catch it, Kill it, Bin It advice'

Public Health England (PHE) recommends that the following general cold and flu precautions are taken to help prevent people from catching and spreading COVID-19:

Please check the NHS website for regular updates on advice and make sure that you follow the advice: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

A range of new specific guidance for employers, care providers and others has also been produced by government. Please see the link to review the available guidance and check for updates on a regular basis: https://www.gov.uk/government/topical-events/coronavirus-covid-19-uk-government-response

The latest PHE poster that your organisation can use is available to download together with an easy read version and translated posters in Arabic, Korean, Farsi and Tamil.

Advice for Small Charities

If you're a small charity take a look at Small Charities Coalition's useful special briefing on Coronavirus. It covers what to do to help stop viruses like Coronavirus spreading and has useful prompts of things to consider for your organisation and to support the people you work with. Read the briefing here.

What do we need to do to protect staff, volunteers and visitors? Should we cancel our events? How do we support our beneficiaries/service users?

Read the guidance from NAVCA here https://www.ncvo.org.uk/practical-support/information/coronavirus?highlight=WyJjb3JvbmF2aXJ1cyJd