Coronavirus (COVID-19): latest information and advice

The Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC) and Public Health England (PHE) are leading the UK government response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

You can get up-to-date information about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and what you need to do on https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Information found on the HSE website https://www.hse.gov.uk/news/coronavirus.htm includes:

  • Social distancing, keeping businesses open and in-work activities during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
  • Fit testing face masks to avoid transmission: coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • Research: review of personal protective equipment provided in health care settings to manage risk during coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19).
  • Regulating occupational health and safety during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
  • First aid cover and qualifications during coronavirus (COVID-19).
  • Protect home workers.
  • Arrangements for driver welfare and hours of work: coronavirus (COVID-19).

In addition, the World Health Organisation has COVID-19 advice for the public and workplaces on:

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public

https://www.who.int/docs/default-source/coronaviruse/advice-for-workplace-clean-19-03-2020.pdf

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