HEALTHCARE professionals in Warwickshire have shared the latest guidance for living safely with Covid this Easter.
Public Health Warwickshire (PHW) says the virus is still spreading at high rates through communities and some people remain at risk of serious illness.
PHW recommends getting fully vaccinated, wearing facemasks in indoor public places, staying at home and avoiding contact with others if feeling unwell, and letting fresh air in when meeting indoors.
The guidance follows updates published in the Government’s Living with Covid Plan, and also encourages residents to continue washing and sanitising hands regularly, and to meet outdoors where possible.
Warwickshire County Council’s health spokeswoman Coun Margaret Bell said: “Covid is still with us and whilst we look forward to enjoying spending more time with friends and family during the Easter break, following the latest Public Health guidance should continue to be important for all of us. We need to do all we can to protect each other from any suspected risks.
“Getting fully vaccinated is an important action to help us control the spread of the virus, and it’s not too late to get your first, second, or booster vaccinations. You can book an appointment or find a walk-in vaccination clinic on the NHS website.
“The more people who come forward for the vaccines, the greater the level of protection we all have for our families and local communities – especially for those at the greatest risk of severe illness.”
Government Covid guidance will continue to be reviewed as people learn to live with the virus. Visit www.gov.uk/coronavirus for more information.