Published: 01 March 2020

Advice on how to reduce your risk of Coronavirus infection from the World Health Organization (WHO)


If you do develop symptoms please call NHS 111 – DO NOT visit your GP or go to A&E


Reduce your risk of Coronavirus infection:

  • Clean hands with soap & water or alcohol-based hand rub
  • Cover nose and mouth when coughing and sneezing with a tissue or flexed elbow
  • Avoid close contact with anyone with cold or flu-like symptoms
  • Thoroughly cook meat and eggs
  • No unprotected contact with live wild or farm animals

This guidance is from the World Health Organization (WHO) and is subject to change. For additional information and updates please visit

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Published: 01 March 2020