Learning to live with COVID-19
The pandemic is not over. Coronavirus remains a serious health risk. You should stay cautious to help protect yourself and others.
- If you think you have symptoms stay at home and take a PCR test.
- Wash your hands with soap regularly, and for at least 20 seconds.
- Wear a face covering when you’re in enclosed public places, on public transport or where social distancing is not possible.
- When you’re out and about, make space for people so they can social distance if they want to. The further away you can keep from other people, and the less time you spend in close contact with them, the less likely you are to catch COVID-19 and pass it on to others.
- Fresh air: Meet outside, or open windows and doors for indoor visitors.
- Get tested regularly even if you don't have symptoms.
- Get vaccinated: Book your COVID-19 vaccine online or by phoning 119. For the best protection you will need to get a second dose 8 weeks or more after receiving the first dose.
- Download the NHS COVID-19 contact tracing app and check in to venues when you go out.
- Continue to follow the latest government guidance.
COVID-19 will be part of our lives for the foreseeable future, so we need to learn to live with it and manage the risk to ourselves and others. Every action to help reduce the spread will reduce any further resurgence of the virus in the coming months.
More information on how to manage risks and learn to live with COVID-19