SOURCES OF ADVICE
The coronavirus situation is fast-moving and there is an increasing amount of misinformation online. We should be using government advice to inform decisions and be checking that advice regularly.
• Public Health England has FAQs that will be updated regularly
• This guidance, developed with the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, aims to assist employers and businesses in providing advice to their staff
• You may find the advice from ACAS useful in considering any employment-related matters that may impact your local council
• For further reading, the Local Government Association has published a very useful list of different government advice sources
Latest Government advice
Regularly updated information for the public on the outbreak, including the current situation in the UK and advice about the virus and its symptoms, as well as statements from the Chief Medical Officer on confirmed cases in the UK.
The Government has published its Coronavirus action plan, which outlines what the health and social care system across the UK has done to tackle the outbreak, and what it plans to do next.
Public Health England has produced a dashboard with information on confirmed cases of coronavirus.