If you are over 60 or clinically vulnerable, you could be at higher risk of severe illness from coronavirus.
- should be especially careful to follow the rules and minimise your contacts with others
- should continue to wash your hands carefully and more frequently than usual and maintain thorough cleaning of frequently touched areas in your home and/or workspace
Updated guidance about clinically vulnerable people: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/clinically-extremely-vulnerable-receive-updated-guidance-in-line-with-new-national-restrictions
If you need support with food:
- Register with the Government website for priority delivery slots for Clinically Extremely Vulnerable: https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus-shielding-support
- NHS responder who can help with shopping: https://nhsvolunteerresponders.org.uk/services
- Food banks and other organisations providing food
If you need support accessing medication:
- You are encouraged in the first instance to ask a friend, family member, carer or a volunteer (for example one of the NHS Volunteer Responders) to collect your medicines for you. If none of these are available, then you will be eligible for free medicines delivery. Please contact your pharmacy to inform them that you are clinically extremely vulnerable and need your medicines delivered, and they will arrange this free of charge.
- NHS responders who can help with medication: https://nhsvolunteerresponders.org.uk/services
If you need a Covid-19 test:
If you need additional support from the Local Authority: