Getting Tested for Coronavirus – anyone with Coronavirus symptoms can now get a free NHS test at a drive-through or walk-through centre or order a home test kit. For full details please see here:-
Flu Vaccination – the Government have announced an expanded flu vaccination programme to cover up to 30 million people this flu season, designed to protect vulnerable people and to protect the NHS. The major change is that a free vaccination will also be made available to people aged 50 to 64 later in the year. Further details as to exact timescales will be made available in due course – the NHS will contact people directly with information on where to go to get the vaccine. For more details please see here:-
What You Can And Cannot Do – for the very latest FAQs from the Government on what you can and cannot during the Coronavirus outbreak please see here:-
Foreign Travel – following the announcement on Saturday by the Foreign & Commonwealth Office that travellers arriving in the UK from Spain must now quarantine for 14 days, this has now been extended to include the Canary Islands and Balearic Islands. The FCO is advising against all non-essential travel to mainland Spain and the Islands and anyone now travelling against that advice may risk invalidating their travel insurance.