National sites

There can be lots of information about Corona Virus on the Internet, Social Media and elsewhere – some of it perhaps confusing or ill-informed – but here are some links to some official sites:

The Government website with advice and information about a number of topics is here.  

Additional Government advice about Social Distancing and protecting older and vulnerable people is here

Some hygiene tips from the International Scientific Forum on Home Hygiene (what you can do to protect yourself against infection – and how to make sure you do not spread infection to others) are here

An NHS overview (including symptoms) is here.  

Stay at home advice from the NHS is here.  

The NHS website ‘Every Mind Matters’ has expert advice and practical tips about: looking after your sleep; handling worries; looking after children and young people; creating new routines; keeping active indoors; eating healthily; tackling working from home; and much more.  

Some general advice from Hampshire County Council is here.  

County Council advice for elderly and vulnerable people is here.  

A BBC explanation of the Government Restrictions is here.   

Some useful BBC guidance about staying well (“Coronavirus information: What should I do?”) is here.  

Some BBC advice about managing your worries, stress and mental health is here.  

Some Government advice about cleaning is here

For updates on how District Council services are being affected by the outbreak go to

A County Council site which provides updates for all their services (and other helpful information / advice) is here.

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