News, Support And Advice In The Fight Against Covid 19
- Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home)
- If you go out, stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people at all times
- Wash your hands as soon as you get home
Do not meet others, even friends or family. You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms.
Guidance on coronavirus testing, including who is eligible for a test, how to get tested and the different types of test available.
How universities, nurseries, schools and colleges are working during coronavirus (COVID-19)
- Schools and nurseries remain closed to all pupils except children of keyworkers and vulnerable children
- Exams are cancelled and grades will be assessed differently
- Free school meals or food vouchers will be available for pupils not attending school
28th April 2020
Dear Salford Partners,
We are hugely grateful to our stakeholders and partners for everything you have done, and continue to do, to support citizens and get accurate information to them during these uncertain times. Thank you for the important role you are playing…
The government wants to ensure businesses are supported to deal with the temporary economic impacts of an outbreak of coronavirus. A range of extra support and measures will be in place to help workers, benefit claimants and businesses affected by coronavirus.
Visit the new Employment and Benefits Support site regularly to keep up to date with the latest guidance and messages on sick pay, existing benefit claims, new claims to benefit, self-employment, housing and more. This site covers all the changes DWP is making to respond to coronavirus – not just to Universal Credit. It also includes a ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ sectionDWP Greater Manchester District – Covid-19 Update
COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. The main symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are a high temperature and a new, continuous cough. Everyone must stay at home to help stop coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading. Wash your hands with soap and water often to reduce the risk of infection..
Do not leave your home if you have either: a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature) a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual
Coronavirus can make anyone seriously ill. But some people are at a higher risk and need to take extra steps to avoid becoming unwell. People at increased risk You may be at increased risk from coronavirus if you: are 70 or older are pregnant or have a condition that may increase your risk from coronavirus.
Do not leave your home for any reason, other than to exercise once a day – but stay at least 2 metres (3 steps) away from other people Do not go out to buy food or collect medicine – order them by phone or online, or ask someone else to drop them off at your home Do not have visitors, such as friends and family, in your home
We will: Ask you a few questions and tell you what to do next, Tell you how to get an isolation note if you need time off work. To protect others, do not go to a GP, pharmacy or hospital.