With so much information and advice about staying safe during the Covid-19 pandemic, it’s not surprising that some people have felt confused or overwhelmed.
The NHS and other health and care organisations in Sussex have teamed up to keep things simple. We’ve set out the straightforward steps that you can take to keep yourself and other safe and reduce your risk of serious illness from Covid-19.
Please help spread the message, not the virus.
Take common-sense steps to reduce the risk of catching or spreading coronavirus. You can spread the virus even if you do not have symptoms.
Watch this short animation to check you’re getting the most protection from your face covering. See the latest guidance on social distancing, face coverings, symptoms and tests and find out more about details in your area: Government website, Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, West Sussex.
Although services might be a little different for a while, the NHS is still here for you when you need it.
You can get the medical help you need, any time of day or night, through NHS 111: 111.nhs.uk
Keeping healthy means you’re less likely to get seriously ill from coronavirus.
You are more likely to achieve your goals with support. Get personalised support in your area: Brighton and Hove, East Sussex, West Sussex. There is also lots of information and practical advice about keeping healthy on the NHS website: www.nhs.uk/live-well/
The pandemic is affecting us all in different ways. It is important to look after your mental health and get help if you need it.
Get practical tips and help from Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust: www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/coronavirus-covid-19-and-your-mental-health