Coronavirus advice Guidance in England To keep up with the latest Covid-19 guidance visit the government website: www.gov.uk. Changes announced on Friday 1 April 2022 Testing Free symptomatic and asymptomatic testing for the general public has now ended. Limited symptomatic testing will be available for a small number of at-risk groups and free symptomatic testing will also remain available to social care staff. Staying at home You will not be legally required to self-isolate if you test positive for Covid-19. Stay at home if you can and avoid contact with other persons. Adults should try to stay at home for 5 days after the day of their positive test, children should try to stay at home for 3 days after the day of their positive test. If you have symptoms of a respiratory infection, such as COVID-19, and you have a high temperature or you do not feel well enough to go to work or carry out normal activities, you are advised to try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people. Advice from central government As England moves to the next phase of living with Covid-19, the government will continue to rely on the public to adapt their behaviour. The public can reduce the risk of catching and passing on Covid-19 by: Getting vaccinated Letting fresh air in if meeting indoors, or meet outside Wearing a face covering in crowded and enclosed spaces, especially where coming into contact with people they do not usually meet and when rates of transmission are high Trying to stay at home if you are unwell Until 31 March take a PCR test if displaying COVID-19 symptoms Washing and sanitising your hands Following the advice to “Catch it, Bin it, Kill it” - carry tissues with you, catch your sneezes and coughs into them and dispose of them in a bin Businesses and venues Visit the government website to access advice for businesses. All businesses should follow the principles set out in the reducing the spread of respiratory infections, including COVID-19, in the workplace guidance. We can support you For help and support with food and medical supplies contact the Trafford Community Response Line on 0300 330 9073. The line is open Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 5.30pm. For more help and advice visit our coronavirus information website page. Latest news and updates from Trafford Council Friday 25th March Pandemic support welcomed for Trafford town centres Friday 4th March Council launches another funding scheme to help businesses affected by pandemic Friday 28th January Funding available for businesses affected by Omicron variant Translate these web pages into various languages You can translate all of our coronavirus information and advice into 36 of the most widely spoken languages using our 'Browsealoud' function, accessed by clicking on the icon at the bottom of every web page.