Get the latest NHS information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), a new illness that affects your lungs and airways.
- Check if you have coronavirus symptoms
- What to do if you or someone you live with has symptoms of coronavirus
- Testing and tracing for coronavirus (includes information about how to get a test)
- People at higher risk from coronavirus
- Coronavirus in children
- Social distancing advice and changes to everyday life because of coronavirus
- Links to more information about coronavirus
Further information can also be found on the Government UK website www.gov.uk/coronavirus
People unable to wear face coverings
In settings where face coverings are required, there are some circumstances, for health, age or equality reasons, where people are not expected to wear face coverings. Further details and proof of exemption resources can be found at the following link: https://www.wakefieldccg.nhs.uk/home/patient-in-wakefield/local-services/exempt/
Pregnancy and coronavirus
There is a dedicated page on the NHS website (www.nhs.uk/pregnancy-and-coronavirus) which is regularly updated and has all the latest information about being pregnant during this coronavirus period. It also has links to helpful resources including a range of topical videos and leaflets (in a range of languages) and an animation.
A series of videos have also been produced videos with Baby Buddy and Best Beginnings to help remind pregnant women about some of the issues that they need to look out for when pregnant.
Support in Wakefield
The Wakefield Council website www.wakefield.gov.uk/about-the-council/coronavirus-information contains a range of useful information and resources in their dedicated coronavirus area.
Working carers and coronavirus
This area of the West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership website has been developed to help unpaid carers who work look after the person they care for, and themselves, during these unprecedented times www.wyhpartnership.co.uk/our-priorities/unpaid-carers/working-carers-and-covid-19