Guidance for professionals and organisations

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Guidance for educational settings and child care

Information for schools and other educational settings in providing advice for pupils, students, staff and parents or carers regarding novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is available from the Department of Education, please click here.

Guidance for 16-21+ supported accommodation projects can be found here.

Guidance for residential children's homes can be found here.

Guidance for foster care and supported lodgings settings can be found here.

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Guidance for workers

If you have to stay at home because of coronavirus and you need a note for your employer, visit NHS 111 online.

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Guidance for employers and businesses

For guidance for employers and businesses click here.

For the latest pre-employment vetting guidance for health and social care providers see here.

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Guidance for shipping and sea ports

For guidance for shipping and seaports on the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) see Guidance for Shipping and seaports on corona virus.pdf.

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Guidance for prisons

For guidance for prisons and other places of detention click here.

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Guidance for funeral directors on managing infection risks when handling the deceased

Advice to assist people who are required to manage bodies of deceased persons infected with COVID-19 (coronavirus) is available here.

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