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  • What is coronavirus?

    How does it spread? What are the symptoms? What should I do if I'm unwell? How do i get a test? What are the risks? Find out all the answers about Coronavirus here.

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  • Latest Government Laws & Advice

    What is the current advice from the Government?

    Three-tier coronavirus alert levels: Tier 1, 2 and 3 rules explained.

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  • Coronavirus vaccines

    With the roll out of a coronavirus vaccine it's natural for many of us to have questions about what it might mean for you and those you care about.

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  • Social distancing, self-isolation and shielding

    Social distancing, self-isolation and sheildig are aimed at reducing close contact with others, however there are some important differences. Here's what they might mean for you.

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  • Face Covering Guidance

    As we start to spend a little bit more time outside of our houses, the Government is requiring us to wear a face covering in certain enviroments.

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  • Support bubbles

    Adults living alone and single parents living with children under 18 can now form a support bubble. We have more information about what this could mean for you.

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  • Accessing Health Services

    If you have an existing medical condition or you become unwell you might be particularly worried about how to access treatment, medication and appointments. Here's what you need to know.

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  • Safely doing your shopping

    Thinking about how to do your shopping, and when, can make use all feel stressed. We have some information on how best to get your essential supplies.

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  • Looking after our Mental Health

    Many of us are feeling anxious and a little on edge about the coronavirus. It’s OK to feel like this – it’s natural, in fact. There are things you can do to feel less anxious.

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  • Simple ways to stay active whilst at home

    We have some simple strength and aerobic exercise ideas to help you stay active at home.

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  • Connecting digitally

    The internet and digital technology can be invaluable for staying in touch with family and friends, as well as helping with everyday tasks such as shopping, ordering prescriptions, and banking.

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  • Advice on caring for someone you live with

    If you provide care and support for an older person who you live with, you may be wondering how to continue caring for them safely during the coronavirus outbreak.

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  • Advice on caring for someone in another household

    If you provide care and support to an older person, you may have concerns about how to continue doing this during the coronavirus outbreak. Here's what you need to consider to keep you and them safe. 

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  • Arranging a funeral – coronavirus advice

    Arranging or attending a funeral is a very personal and emotional time and knowing what to do at the moment can be tricky. So, what should you do during the coronavirus outbreak?

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  • Coping with bereavement and coronavirus

    Supporting someone at the end of their life or coping with the death of someone important to you is never easy. But, for many people, the coronavirus pandemic is making things even harder. We have information to help you get through this time.

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  • Test and Trace

    The NHS Test and Trace service launched on Thursday 28 May and forms part of the Government’s strategy to reduce the spread of coronavirus and help us to return to normal. 

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Local lockdown support available this Winter

  • Access to your money

    We have pulled together information about what services local Island banks are providing to enable you to access your money.

  • Local options for food shopping

    We have pulled together information about what local Island supermarkets options are available to enable you to get your food shopping.

Find out about our Out & About Cards

Age Friendly Island and its partners have created a set of 'Out & About’ Cards to help people to feel more confident to navigate social distancing and other Covid-secure measures that are now in place