Q&A from cancer charities – UPDATE: 18 May 2020

The Government is advising everybody to:

  • Stay alert
  • Stay at home as much as possible
  • Work from home if you can
  • Limit contact with other people
  • Keep your distance if you go out (2 metres apart where possible)
  • Wash your hands regularly

Do not leave home if you or anyone in household has symptoms of coronavirus.

In the first instance, please refer to wider Government guidance on:

  • Staying at home if you think you have coronavirus (self-isolating)
  • Staying alert and safe (social distancing)
  • Staying alert: what you can and cannot do
  • Staying safe outside your home
  • How to protect clinically extremely vulnerable people (shielding)

The Government also have a wide range of information to help people at this time,
including on employment, financial support, school closures and childcare. Please visit: www.gov.uk/coronavirus.

Read the Q&A document in full.