Advice for those at risk

If you're at high risk of getting seriously ill from coronavirus, there are extra things you should do to avoid catching it (known as 'shielding').

These include (until the end of June *subject to change):

  • not leaving your home – you should not go out to do shopping, visit friends or family, or attend any gatherings
  • avoiding close contact with other people in your home as much as possible
  • When arranging food or medication deliveries, these should be left at the door to minimise contact

Read the full advice on protecting yourself if you're at high risk from coronavirus on GOV.UK.

Who is at high risk?

You may be at very high risk from coronavirus if you: