Coronavirus

(COVID-19)

 Keep Wales safe:
  • always observe social distancing
  • wash your hands regularly
  • if you are meeting one other household, stay outdoors and stay local
  • work from home if you can
Stay at home if you or someone you live with has either:
  • a high temperature
  • a new, continuous cough
  • loss of smell or taste (anosmia)
Anyone can spread the virus:

Full guidance on protecting yourself and others

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Read our latest statement

Read our latest statement on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Coronavirus data dashboard (mobile view)

Information about the Coronavirus outbreak in Wales.

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Coronavirus data dashboard (desktop view)

Information about the Coronavirus outbreak in Wales.

Apply for a test

Guidance and services including how to to get tested.

Information for Education and Childcare Settings

Guidance and information for Education and Childcare Settings 

Information for Employers and Employees

Healthy Working Wales (HWW) has a range of links to COVID-19 resources for employers and individuals/employees.

Information for Health and Social Care

Guidance for health and social care professionals in Wales.

Symptoms and self-isolation for contact tracing
Follow this guidance if you have been contacted by the NHS Wales Test, Trace, Protect Service.

Apply for a coronavirus test
Get tested to find out if you have coronavirus.

Using the coronavirus home testing kit
How to use the coronavirus home testing kit if you think you have coronavirus.

Test, trace, protect: your questions
Who and how people will be tested for coronavirus.

Test, trace, protect: process summary
What you need to do to help contact tracing control the spread of coronavirus.

Test, trace, protect: guidance for employers
Employers' responsibilities to help with coronavirus testing and contact tracing.

Contact tracing: your questions
Explains how contact tracing is being used to control the spread of coronavirus.

Testing process for care homes: COVID-19
How care home residents and staff are tested for coronavirus.

Care home testing guidance
Covid-19 PCR testing in care homes. Managing residents and staff who test positive for Covid-19 and reporting arrangements.

Regional coronavirus testing facilities
Wales’ testing capacity is supported by an extensive network of facilities across the country.
The UK response to the COVID-19 incident has been agreed between the four country CMOs and guidance has been developed jointly with input from Public Health Wales. The guidance provided is the guidance that should be followed in Wales.
Guidance and resources (Including PPE) 
Critical workers testing policy: coronavirus (COVID-19)
COVID-19 Guidance for Carers: Supporting People from Vulnerable Groups
Protecting and supporting vulnerable people during the COVID-19 outbreak.
COVID-19 and Traumatic Stress
The COVID-19 crisis is challenging for everyone and people will respond to their experiences in different ways. Some people may experience more severe reactions, including grief, anxiety and depressive disorders and PTSD.

 

Further information about volunteering safely in Wales.
If you’d like to volunteer your time and skills, there are lots of things that you can do.
 

 

Source: https://phw.nhs.wales/topics/latest-information-on-novel-coronavirus-covid-19/ Find out more about Recite Me Last updated: 26/09/2020 0:32:12