Extremely Vulnerable

If you have, or someone you know has, a medical condition which makes you extremely vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19), you may able to access further assistance from UK Government.

Further details on being “extremely vulnerable” are available online.

www.gov.uk/government/publications/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19/guidance-on-shielding-and-protecting-extremely-vulnerable-persons-from-covid-19#what-do-we-mean-by-extremely-vulnerable

Ask family, friends and neighbours to support you and use online services. If this is not possible, then the public sector, business, charities and the general public are gearing up to help those advised to stay at home. Please discuss your daily needs during this period of staying at home with carers, family, friends, neighbours or local community groups to see how they can support you.

You can register for further support online. This includes help with food, shopping deliveries and additional care you might need.

www.gov.uk/coronavirus-extremely-vulnerable

It may take time for any support offered through this service to arrive. Wherever possible you should continue to rely on friends, family and wider support to help you meet your needs.

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