Department of Health

Department of Health


We support ministers in leading the nation’s health and social care to help people live more independent, healthier lives for longer.

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At home shouldn’t mean at risk. If you or someone you know is suffering from #DomesticAbuse , police response & support services remain available. Find support: Call 999 if you are in immediate danger. #YouAreNotAlone 

Do you work in a factory or warehouse? 📦 Take a look at this guidance on working safely during #coronavirus , including 🔽 ➡️ advice on workstations ➡️ the movement of goods ➡️ keeping the workplace clean More info 🔽 #StayAlert 

Help stop the spread of #coronavirus . If you need to go out to the shops, keep 2 metres apart from others and consider wearing a face covering when in an enclosed space. Click here for more advice on how to wear and make face coverings 🔽

#StayAlert and self-isolate if you develop any of the following symptoms: ▶️ a new continuous cough ▶️ fever ▶️ loss/change in your normal sense of smell or taste Learn more: ▶️

Stay safe even when you are out enjoying the warm weather ☀️ ✅Limit contact with people ✅Stay 2 metres apart in public ✅Wash your hands regularly #StayAlert  | #COVID19 

You can play your part to help control the virus and get life back to normal. Here's what we need YOU to do ⬇️

ICYMI “Football, Prince William and our Mental Health” is still available to watch on @BBCiPlayer  Look out for #EveryMindMatters  #TakeAMinute  campaign, which gave football fans the opportunity to talk about their mental wellbeing 🗣️ #HeadsUp  | @heads_together 

From June, certain shops across England will reopen. We've updated our guidance to help them reopen safely. Full guidance ⬇️ | | #StayAlert  @beisgovuk  #workingsafely 

The #covid19  outbreak has impacted us all. But for some, it has been especially difficult, leading to loneliness, anxiety and other mental health challenges. We're supporting community projects with £5 million funding to expand mental health support delivered by @MindCharity 

We have just released thousands of new bookings for home testing kits. 📦 There is also availability to book a test for today across our network of regional testing sites. 📌 ANYONE with symptoms can book online now 🔽

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UPDATE on coronavirus #COVID19 ) testing in the UK: As of 9am on 15 March, a total of 40,279 have been tested: 38,907 negative 1,372 positive Across the UK, 35 patients who tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19) have sadly died.

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Join the nation at 8pm tonight to say THANK YOU to all health and social care staff on the frontline, who are working tirelessly across the country in the fight against #coronavirus  👏👏👏 #NHSThankyou  #ClapForOurCarers  #ClapforNHS  #ClapOurCarers 

❌ Do NOT meet up with friends ❌ Anyone can get it. Anyone can spread it. If one of your friends or family members are still doing this, they are risking lives. Tell them to stop. #StayHomeSaveLives 

Meeting with friends in the park could put those close to you in danger ⚠️ People can pick up coronavirus #COVID19 ) and be unaware that they have it. Don’t take the risk - stay at home 🏠

During the coronavirus pandemic, people should avoid travelling unless it is essential. This means you should avoid visiting holiday or second homes. Find out more #COVID19 

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