This page is out of date. Nonetheless, much of the information here is still useful. Please follow the guidance of your authorities insofar as that guidance keeps you safe. Err on the side of caution, because we love you all.
BE KIND TO CRITICAL WORKERS, SUCH AS HEALTHCARE STAFF, CLEANERS, PUBLIC TRANSPORT OPERATORS, DISTRIBUTION HUB WORKERS, GIG ECONOMY WORKERS – BE KIND TO EACH OTHER, TOO.
This is our COVID-19 information page. Links are further down.
- stay home, keep others safe
- join & support a mutual aid group (link below) in your area as much as you are safely able to do so
- do not put others at risk
- stay informed
- wash your hands, for at least twenty seconds using the 7 step method, regularly throughout the day as seems sensible after touching either your own face or surfaces
- always clean your hands after touching communal surfaces
- regularly sanitize communal surfaces in your home to reduce the risk of spread should anyone become infected
- remember that soap is all that is necessary to render the virus inert on surfaces or your hands
- do not ingest unsafe materials in an effort to cleanse your throat; you might try gargling lightly salted water if your throat is sore, however
- if you or a member of your household become unwell and are concerned, do not visit an A&E, pharmacy, or doctor’s surgery, but instead use NHS 111 or, where unable to make progress either using NHS 111 website or by phoning 111, call your GP
- in an emergency always dial 999; when there is no emergency never dial 999
- NHS 111 General Page (UK)
- NHS Covid Info Page (UK)
- NHS 111 COVID Symptom Checker (UK)
- CDC COVID-19 Info Page (US)
- COVID-19 UK Mutual Aid – Find Your Local Group
- COVID-19 UK Mutual Aid – Find Your Local Group (Alternative Site) (UK)
- COVID-19 US Mutual Aid & Advocacy Resources
- COVID-19 Support List Twitter Feed (Global)
- COVID-19 Statistics (by Worldometers)
- COVID-19 Statistics (UK Direct Link) (by Worldometers)
- MyFoodbankFinder (UK) (under development)
- Our first article on dealing with the boredom and loneliness of isolation.
- ZDoggMD – a YouTube channel we’ve found informative. CW: graphic details on some videos.
- More soon. Reach out on Twitter if you wish to be included here.