Central Government

The Government has published its coronavirus action plan, which outlines what the health and social care system across the UK has done to tackle the outbreak, and what it plans to do next.

GOV.UK also has regularly updated information for the public on the outbreak, including: 

  • Employment
  • Healthcare workers and carers
  • Travel
  • School closures

Money and Pensions Service

Direct guidance about Coronavirus and your money with financial guidance and actions that people can take to help themselves as this situation develops.

Coronavirus and what it means to you and what are you entitled to is a guide looking at your rights to sick pay, what benefits you can claim if you’re self-employed or not entitled to Statutory Sick Pay (SSP). 

Whatsapp service

The Government has also launched a GOV.UK Coronavirus Information service on WhatsApp.

The new free to use service aims to provide official, trustworthy and timely information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), and will further reduce the burden on NHS services.

This will help combat the spread of coronavirus misinformation in the UK, as well as helping ensure people stay home, protect the NHS and save lives.

To use the free GOV.UK Coronavirus Information Service on WhatsApp, simply add 07860 064422 in your phone contacts and then message the word ‘hi’ in a WhatsApp message to get started.

A set of menu options is then presented which the user can choose from and then be sent relevant guidance from GOV.UK pages as well as links to GOV.UK for further information.

Public Health England

Public Health England has produced a dashboard with information on confirmed Coronavirus cases.

School closures

The government have provided guidance on school closures and key workers.

Here are some top tips for keeping your children entertained while their schools are closed. There is also more guidance on GOV.UK

Suicide prevention

The Stay Alive app is a suicide prevention resource for the UK, packed full of useful information and tools to help you stay safe in crisis.

You can use it if you are having thoughts of suicide or if you are concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.

Additional resources

Resources, including posters, which support efforts to stop coronavirus in workplaces or organisations: 

Hand-washing technique – poster

Government’s public information coronavirus – poster

Catch it bin it kill it – poster


This page will be continuously updated with new links when they come through to us.