Guidance on shielding and protecting people defined on medical grounds as extremely vulnerable from Covid-19

Thursday, 26 March 2020

This guidance is for people, including children, who are at very high risk of severe illness from coronavirus because of an underlying health condition, and for their family, friends and carers.

It is intended for use in situations where the extremely vulnerable person is living in their own home, with or without additional support. This includes the extremely clinically vulnerable people living in long-term care facilities, either for the elderly or people with special needs. More....