Coronavirus

The coronavirus remains a significant threat to our district and we all have duty to minimise its spread as much as we can.

Please ensure you follow the current Covid-19 regulations. If you don't, you risk being fined.

You should:

  • wash your hands, for 20 seconds, on a regular basis
  • wear a face covering when you are required to (and in enclosed spaces generally)
  • make space by socially distancing and keeping at least two metres apart from other people (one metre if you are wearing a face covering or other measures are in place)

You should also wear a face covering whenever you leave your house, especially in busy areas. While this is not a legal requirement, it has been recommended by public health experts at North Yorkshire county level as way of reducing the spread of Covid-19.

For the latest coronavirus measures, please visit the government website.

The North Yorkshire County Council website has the latest information on how the virus is affecting our district.

Health information

The symptoms of the coronavirus are a new, continuous cough (this is where you cough a lot in an hour or have several coughing episodes), a fever (where your temperature goes above 37.8 degrees) and a loss of smell or taste.

If you, or someone you live with, has these symptoms you, or they, must immediately self-isolate at home to stop the risk of spreading the virus to other people. You should then book a coronavirus test.

There's more information on the NHS website.

The NHS Covid-19 app is also available for download from the Apple App Store or Google Play store.