Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) is an infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

For information on the dedicated Covid-19 vaccination programme please see the vaccinations section of our website.

Covid-19 vaccination programme

Latest national information about COVID-19

For the latest national NHS updates please go to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) page of NHS.UK

The latest information from Public Health England about Coronavirus (COVID-19) is on the Public Health England website.

Current advice

The most up to date advice is available on the  NHS Coronavirus (COVID-19) website.

Urgent advice

Use the NHS 111 online Coronavirus (COVID-19) service if:

  • you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
  • your condition gets worse
  • your symptoms do not get better after 7 days

Use the 111 Coronavirus (COVID-19) service, but please only call 111 if you cannot get help online.

How to avoid catching or spreading Coronavirus (COVID-19)

There are things you can do to help stop viruses like Coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading.


  • cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
  • put used tissues in the bin immediately
  • wash your hands with soap and water often – use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
  • try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell


  • do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean

More information on protecting yourself and your community is available on the Surrey County Council website.

Further information