Latest advice and guidance

As of 19th of July restrictions have been lifted: find out what you need to know

The government has announced that many coronavirus related restrictions have been lifted as o19th July. Follow the guidance on this page, which explains what you can and cannot do.

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COVID-19 Vaccinations FAQ

When will I get the vaccine? Where is it distributed? Find the answers to all your questions about the COVID-19 vaccine below in this FAQ.

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Can I be tested for coronavirus?

Testing is a key pillar of the Government's strategy to protect the NHS and save lives. The testing capacity has been expanded to include anyone with symptoms (in England).

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Shielding and protecting clinically extremely vulnerable people

From 1 April, if you have been identified as clinically extremely vulnerable you will no longer be advised to shield.

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Advice for caring for a friend or family member

This guidance is for anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who, due to a lifelong condition, illness, disability, serious injury, a mental health condition or an addiction, cannot cope without their support.

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Information for children, young people and families

We have brought together coronavirus advice and information targetted to children, young people and families.

It includes information for teenagers and resources to help you answer questions you child or young person has about coronavirus.

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COVID-19 Vaccinations in Richmond: Live Webinar

On Tuesday, 2nd February 2021 we hosted a live webinar with a panel of experts answering your questions on everything you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine. You can watch the event and download the slides by clicking on the links below.

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Traveling during Coronavirus

If you are planning on traveling abroad, read the below guidance on what you need to do, including the travel corridors list, completing your passenger locator form and taking part in the optional Test to Release scheme.

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Finding support

Coronavirus and domestic abuse

As a result of coronavirus outbreak, many victims of Domestic Abuse face additional challenges and barriers to accessing support.

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Coronavirus and looking after your wellbeing

It is a worrying time and it is really important that we also look after our mental health. It is OK to feel anxious, scared, low or frustrated, everyone will respond differently and there is no right way to feel.

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Coronavirus and your dental care

From 8 June, dental practices are able to reopen. Practices will prioritise patients with the most urgent need. Read the latest advice on how to access dental care.

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Accessible formats of coronavirus guidance

We have compiled the latest government advice in accessible formats- Easy Read, British Sign Language, Audio, Translations and Large Print.

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