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Coronavirus COVID-19 information

What to do and how to Cope with the Coronavirus Pandemic

In this site we provide easy-to-read, illustrated and reliable information and advice about Coronavirus COVID-19.  We help you with what to do and how to cope with the pandemic, self-isolation, lockdown, or infection. 

The information here is updated daily and is taken from a wide range of trusted sources, including UK and US government sites, the NHS, CDC, WHO, major charities and dedicated organisations.

If there is something you’d like us to research, just let us know.  We’re here to help.  Stay safe. Stay well.

Checklist

1 - CORONAVIRUS & HEALTH

Keeping Safe

You can take simple steps to reduce the risk of catching or spreading coronavirus COVID-19.

Do I have coronavirus?

How to identify the symptoms of coronavirus COVID-19, compared to the common cold, norovirus and flu, and what to do if you have serious symptoms.

What to do if Unwell​

What you could or should do to take care of yourself and to keep others safe if you are infected with coronavirus COVID-19.

Feeling Anxious?

What you should do if you are feeling anxious due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.

Older Adults

What you should do to take care of yourself during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic if you are an older adult.

Diabetes

What you should do to take care of yourself during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic if you have diabetes.

Asthma

What you should do to take care of yourself during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic if you have asthma.

Pregnancy

What you should do to take care of yourself during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic if you are pregnant.

Children

Here is some advice about what to do to take care of children during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. This section includes a lovely downloadable illustrated book explaining coronavirus to young children.  The book is available in several languages.

Kids & Things to do

Here is some advice about what to do to take care of children during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. This section includes a lovely downloadable illustrated book explaining coronavirus to young children.  The book is available in several languages.

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Tips on eating healthily

In this section, some no nonsense advice on how to eat healthily to boost your immune system, what to keep in store at home in case you have to self-isolate, and what is good to eat and drink if you are ill or recovering. Coming in next 24hrs!
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Myth Busters

This section looks at cornavirus myths and false news.  We sort out the truth from the crap.  We’re helped by the volunteer doctor on our team who analyses the medical claims and by our wonderful fact-checkers who do the rest.  IF IN DOUBT CHECK IT OUT!  JUST ASK US!

2 - OTHER CORONAVIRUS ISSUES

Ramadan 2020

Please click on the link below for the new ‘Ramadan At Home’ brochure issued by the Muslim Council of Great Britain.  It provides plentiful and detailed advice about how to observe Ramadan during the current lockdown and emphasises the message ‘Stay Home. Save Lives.’

Funny Corner

By popular demand we have added a selection of the amusing photos, cartoons and videos we receive each day.
 
We hope that in these grim times it raises a smile.
 
If you come across any that you’d like to share, please email them to us.
 

Where to Volunteer

Links to all the main organisations and sites asking for volunteers, including:

Useful links

Here are some useful telephone numbers and links to other sources of information relevant to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak.

Checklist

This page has a useful coronavirus COVID-19 checklist of things that you or your carer need to think about

Brochures & Flyers

These are some useful telephone numbers and links to other sources of information that provide further or more detailed information relevant to the coronavirus outbreak.

The Team

Who we are and what we do.
 
We also need volunteers for research, analysis, updating and verification.
 
We need technical help with SEO, UX and IA.
 
And we need help with social media and comms.

 

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