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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information for Hull Residents

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) UK Governmnent response

NHS Guidance

COVID-19 Information for local businesses

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.

Full guidance on staying at home and away from others

Understanding Coronavirus 

Below is a list of links to advice and information to help you understand Coronavirus and what you need to do during this time.

Easyread information form Public Health

Easyread information on what is Coronavirus from Inclusion North

Ideas for exercise, cooking tips and activities while staying in your home

Mencap website has a dedicated section on the Coronavirus

How to keep informed and in touch during self-isolation

Information on handwashing

The BBC has some up to date information on their website

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

More information here

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

Find out more here

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.

Last reviewed: 17/03/2020