Coronavirus (COVID-19)

What information can we trust?
There is a lot of misinformation out there–people look at social media feeds and see all sorts of stories. But it’s just a case of looking at where the story has come from and whether it’s an accredited organisation. Look for information from WHO or from your own individual country’s public bodies…

World Health Organization

NHS for health information and advice

GOV.UK–find out the number of cases and risk level in the UK, what to do if you have symptoms, what the government is doing about the virus, social distancing, mental health, domestic abuse.

  • GOV.UK—The best place to find government services and information
  • SAGE—Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies COVID-19 response
  • Update 18 May 2020—Coronavirus symptoms
  • Guidance—on staying alert and safe (social distancing)
  • Guidance—for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Guidance—How to wear and make a cloth face covering
  • Advice and guidance—for those who are experiencing or feel at risk of domestic abuse during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

Refuge  For women and children. Against domestic violence.
Freephone 24-Hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247

Information from Worcestershire County Council

Global Coronavirus Cases—Data and Maps

  • JHU—John Hopkins University–experts in global public health, infectious disease, and emergency preparedness
  • Worldometer —Coronavirus Cases, Deaths, Recovered

Mental Health

  • Mind—Coronavirus and your wellbeing
  • Mental Health—Looking after your mental health during Coronavirus
  • Rethink—Managing your mental health during Coronavirus outbreak
  • Mencap—Easy Read Information about Coronavirus (Covid-19)
  • AnxietyUK—Coronanxiety Support & Resources

Community Action Response launched in the face of emerging Coronavirus crisis

What should I do now? New lockdown rules

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