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Government Advice

Lowestoft Town Council will update this page with the latest updates and links to provide advice and news.

 

Current national government advice and information on Coronavirus

Covid-19 Stay at Home Guidance
 
Covid-19 Guidance on Social Distancing and for Vulnerable People

 

News from Other Agencies

Own Language Resources

The Government has released translated guidance for self-isolation, social distancing and shielding vulnerable people into the following languages: Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Mandarin, French, Gujarati, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Urdu and Welsh. The links are below:

  • Self Isolation Guidance: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-stay-at-home-guidance
  • Social Distancing Guidance: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-social-distancing-and-for-vulnerable-people
  • Shielding Vulnerable People Guidance: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19

The World Health Organisation has also issued guidance in several different languages. The links are below:

  • English - https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses
  • French - https://www.who.int/fr/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/q-a-coronaviruses
  • Chinese - https://www.who.int/zh/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/myth-busters
  • Arabic - https://www.who.int/ar/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/q-a-coronaviruses
  • Russian - https://www.who.int/ru/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/q-a-coronaviruses
  • Spanish - https://www.who.int/es/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/q-a-coronaviruses

Doctors of the World, in collaboration with other civil society partners, are translating official government guidance on COVID-19 for patients. So far they have produced translations in over 30 languages, which can be found on their website: https://www.doctorsoftheworld.org.uk/coronavirus-information/