Self Isolation Support

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Many people and organisations are offering support at this time. You can find assistance which is available locally here.

Community Support for self isolation

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Have a question about Coronavirus?

If you have a question which you need answering please contact us and we will help point you in the right direction.

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What can I do to protect myself from COVID-19?

Public Health advises that you take simple daily precautions to help prevent the spread of respiratory illness. These include:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick and have travelled to an area affected by the novel coronavirus.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Wash your hands frequently or use an alcohol-based hand sanitiser.
  • Follow good hygiene practices: cover your nose and mouth when coughing or sneezing, use tissues only once, disposing of them promptly and carefully, wash hands frequently.

For more information on Coronavirus visit:

Public Healths Website
Should I Self-Isolate?

If you are unsure whether you should self-isolate, Public Health has a self-isolate tool which will guide you through simple questions to help clarify this for you.

Self Isolation Tool
Can I claim Sickness Benefit if I have to Self-Isolate?

Steps have been taken to support those who need to make claims under the existing sickness benefit provision, in line with guidance from Public Health Services (as a link: https://gov.gg/covid19faqs

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For more information and for details of how to make a claim contact the States of Guernsey Incapacity Benefits team on 01481 732507 or at benefits@gov.gg

How can I get my food delivered?

Food delivery services are being offered locally to vulnerable islanders who are self-isolating due to the threat of coronavirus and have no means of buying essential food items.

Food Delivery Services
Can my healthcare supplies be delivered to me?

Deliveries of healthcare supplies are being offered locally to vulnerable islanders who may be more vulnerable to the virus, such as people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long-term conditions.

Healthcare Supplies Delivery
What is the latest advice on travel?

The Director of Public Health is advising all Guernsey residents to consider avoiding all non-essential travel to and from the Bailiwick.

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I have a clinical question, who do I speak to?

For Clinical questions, the Public Health helpline is manned 8am to 10pm daily:

01481 756938 and 01481 756969

Non-clinical questions can be emailed to Public Health publichealth@gov.gg

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