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Coronavirus: government advice

11 February 2020

The government is closely monitoring the spread of the Coronavirus and is taking action at home and abroad. The overall risk of Coronavirus to the UK remains moderate. However, people may be concerned where there are children, students or staff returning from or visiting China. Public Health England and the Foreign Office have issued advice for anyone travelling to the area:

A UK wide campaign has been launched to provide clear advice on how to slow the spread of Coronavirus. You can support the campaign, which promotes basic hygiene practices such as regularly washing hands and always sneezing into a tissue to stem the spread of viruses, by:

  • displaying this poster in relevant public spaces
  • sharing the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) content from the following social media links: