Public Health England – Coronavirus Advice

According to Public Health England, based on the available evidence, the current risk to the UK population regarding that latest coronavirus COVID-19 is low to moderate.

What is Coronavirus?

The coronavirus is aactually a type of virus. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world.

Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.

What can I do?

There are things you can do to help stop germs like coronaviruses spreading:

  • Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze. Then bin the tissue, and wash your hands, or use a sanitiser gel.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after using public transport. Use a sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are unwell.

Below you can find the Public Health England’s advice on dealing with the latest coronavirus in places of education.

Download Public Health England – coronavirus advice leaflet

Download Coppice Performing Arts Schools hand washing guide