COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It is caused by a virus called Coronavirus.Resident should ensure that all relevant advice provided by the Government, Public Health England and the NHS is followed.
Residents should ensure that all relevant advice provided by the Government, Public Health England and the NHS is followed. This information can be found by using the below -
Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do
Stay at home
Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (where this absolutely cannot be done from home)
- Stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people
- Wash your hands as soon as you get home
- Anyone can spread the virus.
Below is a list of links to advice and information to help you understand Coronavirus and what you need to do during this time.
For people receiving care and support in Hull
Hull City Council Adult Social Care are working closely with all services and providers that deliver your care and support in order that essential services can continue to be delivered, and to find alternative solutions where required.
This is an evolving situation which may involve us changing what we do, how we do it and how we support you. We, or your care provider, will always contact you to inform you about any planned changes and you will receive regular communications from us over the coming weeks.
There is lots of information and advice about the Corona virus, for example who is most at risk and how to keep yourself safe and well. We appreciate that this may be a worrying time for you and we will do our best to ensure that you are assisted with understanding the most up to date government advice and information. It is important that you access only official sources for accurate guidance and information.
For health information about the symptoms of coronavirus and what to do if you think you are displaying symptoms please do not visit your GP but access online information on the NHS website using th eink below
If you are unable to access online information please ring 111 for advice.
There are lots of online government publications which can be found in full on the gov.uk website at the web address below
The important ones to take note of are:
- Guidance on social distancing for vulnerable people, and
- Stay at home guidance for households with possible coronavirus
We will shortly be contacting you about the care you are receiving, however if you have any concerns or questions in relation to your current care and support then please contact 01482 300 300.