Public Health England has produced a range of information to help people protect themselves and others.
Public Health England has published a range of Coronavirus (COVID-19) public information materials to inform the general public about how they can help protect themselves and others, and help prevent the spread of virus.
While aimed at all members of the public, the guidelines are also relevant for people living with diabetes.
Handwashing advice to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Wash your hands with soap and water more often for 20 seconds following these steps:
Palm to palm
- The backs of hands
- In between fingers
- The back of the fingers
- The thumbs
- The tips of the fingers
To isolate your household the advice is to stay at home
If you or anyone in your household has a high temperature or a new and continuous cough – even if it is mild
Everyone in your household must stay at home for 14 days and keep away from others
Go to NHS.UK to check your symptoms and follow the specialist medical advice. Only call NHS 111 if you cannot get online or your symptoms worsen
Protect older people and those with existing health conditions by avoiding contact
- Put a sign in your door advising others Please DO NOT enter this building