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Social Services: Coronavirus

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 27020, tabled on 9 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps the Government is taking to reduce the risk of harm from covid-19 to people in receipt of adult social care.

Answered on

12 March 2020

The Government has launched a new public information campaign to help the public understand the risks of the virus and how they can protect themselves.

Public Health England has outlined information on signs and symptoms of COVID-19 within the Guidance for social or community care and residential settings which is available to view at the following link:

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