COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus.
Avoid catching and spreading coronavirus (social distancing)
We should all do what we can to help stop viruses like coronavirus spreading.
The latest NHS advice is to: Stay at home if you have coronavirus symptoms
Stay at home if you have either:
- a high temperature
- a new continuous cough
- Do not go directly to your GP, pharmacy, hospital or other healthcare setting.
- You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you’re staying at home. If you are worried use the
- use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
- Information on coronavirus can be found on the NHS website.