Community Support for self isolation
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.
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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.
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
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 email@example.com
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.
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.
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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