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The latest information about coronavirus (COVID-19).

Information about coronavirus (COVID-19)

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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Get the latest NHS information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), a new illness that affects your lungs and airways.

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