Advice on preventing the spread of Coronavirus

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UK Government advice is changing rapidly on what steps businesses, individuals and care workers should take to tackle the spread of SARS-CoV-2, previously known as 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

In fact, advice is changing so rapidly as Coronavirus spreads across the UK that, here at Cairn Care, we want to be sure that any advice we include on our blog is not out of date by the time you are reading it.

With that in mind, we have collated below a list of website links which can offer you useful and up-to-date advice on an ongoing basis.

  • UK Government

The go-to website for up-to-the-minute advice on Coronavirus, it includes advice for individuals on keeping safe, as well as specific advice for employers and healthcare workers.

  • NHS website

Another vital resource for advising the public on symptoms, self-isolation, stopping the spread of Coronavirus and much more. See:

  • Public Health England

Another website that is definitely worth checking out on a regular basis. Providing statistics on the spread of Coronavirus, news updates on measures taken to tackle it, and much more.


  • Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

This website is a font of useful knowledge for employers looking to protect employees. With advice for business, healthcare, transport, schools and more, it can help you get the answers you are looking for. See:

  • Care Home Sector

If you are a care home looking for advice on preventing the spread of Coronavirus among staff and residents, there are several online resources you can go to. See and

  • World Health Organisation

This is another useful website resource covering a wide range of topics from when and how to use a mask through to tips for healthy parenting in the time of Covid-19. See:

  • BBC News

BBC News have dedicated a whole section of their website to news updates and advice on Coronavirus. Tackling many concerns and frequently asked questions, it is an incredibly useful resource for keeping well-informed. See:

We hope that the above links prove of use in keeping you safe and abreast of developments. If you are looking for additional resources on cleaning routines and infection control why not visit our free online training section by clicking here?