Following the announcement by the Government yesterday (16/3/2020), we advise all staff and learners to follow the official guidance detailed below.

If you fit into one of the vulnerable categories and are required to adhere to social distance, our advice is you do not attend our premises after close of play today.

CategoryRecommendation
Those aged 70 or older (regardless of medical conditions)Be particularly stringent on following social distancing measures
Those who are pregnantBe particularly stringent on following social distancing measures
Those with underlying health conditions:

  • Chronic respiratory diseases, such as asthma (with recommendation of a flu vaccination), COPD, emphysema or bronchitis
  • Chronic heart disease, such as heart failure
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Chronic liver disease, such as hepatitis
  • Chronic neurological conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease, motor neurone disease, MS, learning disability or cerebral palsy
  • Diabetes
  • Problem with spleen, eg sickle cell disease or removal of spleen
  • Weakened immune system as a result of conditions such as HIV and AIDS, or medication such as steroid tablets
  • Being seriously overweight (BMI 40+)
  • Those who are pregnant
Be particularly stringent on following social distancing measures
Those with clinical conditions which create an even higher risk of severe illness:

  • Recipients of organ transplant and remaining on immunosuppression medication
  • Those with cancer who are undergoing chemotherapy or radiotherapy
  • Those with cancers of the blood or bone marrow who are at any stage of treatment, eg leukaemia
  • Those with severe chest conditions, eg cystic fibrosis or severe asthma (requiring hospital admissions or courses of steroid tablets or an annual flu vaccination)
  • People with severe diseases of body systems, eg needing kidney dialysis
Rigorously follow social distancing advice in full

Social distancing – what this means

  • Avoid contact with someone who is displaying symptoms of COVID-19: high temperature and/or new and continuous cough
  • Avoid non-essential use of public transport, varying travel times to avoid rush hour
  • When possible, work from home
  • Avoid large gatherings, and gatherings in smaller public spaces such as pubs, cinemas, restaurants, theatres, bars, clubs
  • Avoid gatherings with friends and family.  Keep in touch using remote technology such as phone, internet and social media
  • Use telephone or online services to contact your GP or other essential services.

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