Coronavirus: Look After Yourself

Taking care of your body and mind is really important while you are staying at home because of coronavirus.
First and foremost, always follow the NHS’s coronavirus guidance and the government’s coronavirus advice.

Protect yourself from fraud and scams

Fraudulent activity and scams taking advantage of the coronavirus outbreak are increasing, including doorstep crime, online scams and the sale of counterfeit goods such as fake hand sanitiser. Stay up to date with the latest news on the Action Fraud Website.

Exercise and physical wellbeing

It is obviously difficult to do as much exercise when you are staying at home as you might normally do – but it is important to try to stay fit and healthy.
Visit the Sport England website for ideas on exercising with limited space and equipment.

Mental health and wellbeing

We all react differently in situations like this – some of us will feel more frustrated, worried or lonely than others. Remember that the situation is only temporary, and however difficult it is to stay at home, doing so helps protect yourself and others.
There are plenty of online networks and tools that can help you stay in touch with friends and family. Facebook, Skype, WhatsApp and Zoom are just a few that let you see and talk to multiple people at a time.
These links will give you some information and ideas for staying positive and looking after your mental health:

Useful links