Government Information and Advice

The current epidemic is rapidly evolving, as is the Government’s response. Information and advice is published and updated on a regular basis. Please see links to key guidance below.


Health advice


    Employment and financial support


    Schools and education


    Travel information

    The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) advises British people travelling abroad to return to the UK now, if commercial flights are still available. This advice was published on 23 March and takes effect immediately.


    Science and Statistics


    Other policy announcements


    The Government are also operating several telephone hotlines offering dedicated advice and support:

    Government hotlines


    Latest announcements: