The coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China, is still a rapidly evolving situation.
Based on current evidence, Novel Coronavirus (2019N-CoV) presents with flu-like symptoms including a fever, a cough, or difficulty breathing.
If you or someone you know plan to visit, or have visited China in the past 14 days, please read the PHE advice here: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/china/health .
If you have visited anywhere within mainland China and develop any of the following symptoms: Cough, fever or shortness of breath you are advised to stay indoors, avoid contact with others and call the NHS 111 number.
Further general advice about the virus can be found here: https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/
- Updates on COVID-19
- Public Health England Coronavirus Information
- Public Health England Travel advice
Department of Education Coronavirus helpline:
The Department of Education has launched a new helpline to answer questions about COVID-19 related to education. Parents and young people can contact the helpline as follows:
Phone: 0800 046 8687
Opening hours: 8am to 6pm (Monday to Friday)