Follow national guidance and stay up to date
The best place to stay up to date on guidelines and advice on how you can keep you and your family safe during the coronavirus outbreak is via gov.uk/coronavirus.
The new NHS COVID-19 app is now available to download and is the fastest way to see if you’re at risk from coronavirus. Just head to the NHS website to download the app, which has tools to contact tracing and provide you wiht local area alerts and venue check-in.
Self-isolation guidance – self-isolation is when you do not leave your home because you have or might have Covid-19. Find out more about when you should self-isolate and what you will need to do via the NHS website.
Here’s a useful guide on how you and your household can wash their hands correctly.
Don’t let strangers into your house or give them any money, personal data or information. The Thames Valley Police website has some useful guidance on how you can stay safe at home and online. Oxfordshire County Council also has some useful information on coronavirus scammers.
If you have been a victim or would like to report any fraud, please contact Action Fraud.
We all have a duty to keep vulnerable adults and children safe in our community, including safeguarding against abuse, extremism and modern slavery. For general guidance, please head to our community safety page on protecting vulnerable people.
If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse, please see our domestic abuse guidance.
Advice from Thames Valley Police
Thames Valley Police has published some helpful information and advice about the current guidelines, including how to report people who you suspect aren’t following them.
Travelling by taxi or public transport
We’re urging you to stay at home, but if you do need to travel by taxi or public transport to pick up essential food and medication, you can keep yourself and the driver safe by: