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Coronavirus: Speech and Language Disorders

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 33402, tabled on 23 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what steps he is taking to ensure that information about infection prevention, covid-19 symptoms and treatment and care is accessible to those who have speech, language and communication needs.

Answered on

28 April 2020

Members of the public will see advice in television adverts featuring the Chief Medical Officer as part of the Government’s drive to ensure everyone knows the best way to limit and delay the spread of the COVID-19.

As well as on television, people will see and hear the campaign advice in newspapers and magazines, on drive-time radio, online and through social media and on billboards and large digital displays, including at bus stops. Further information is available at the following link:

The Government has also produced resources in Braille and British Sign Language. These resources are available via Public Health England’s Campaign Resource Centre at the following link: