Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice
Information and resources to learn more about coronavirus

Follow local government guidance

Coronavirus guidance is changing regularly as knowledge of the virus develops. It’s important to keep up to date with any restrictions in place or guidelines to follow in your area to minimise transmission and protect yourself and others. The following links are to UK government websites where the latest coronavirus guidance will be published.

COVID-19 vaccination
There are several COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in the UK, which are shown to reduce the risk of getting seriously ill or dying from coronavirus.1 Learn more about the different vaccines available, including effectiveness, benefits and side effects.
While a lot of people who have had coronavirus can feel better after a few days or weeks, many people report ongoing symptoms. These symptoms can continue for weeks or months after recovering from the infection. The long-term effects of coronavirus are often called long COVID or post-COVID-19 syndrome.2 Speak to your doctor if you’re experiencing ongoing symptoms after recovering from coronavirus.
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Looking after your health

It’s never been more important to make your health a priority.

Taking steps towards a healthier lifestyle and managing your own wellbeing can lead to long term benefits, beyond the coronavirus pandemic.

Read more about some of the ways you can improve your general health:

  • maintain a healthy weight
  • stop smoking
  • manage your mental wellbeing.
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Existing health conditions and COVID-19

There are some health conditions that have been linked to people being at an increased risk of becoming seriously ill or having to go into hospital with coronavirus. Find out more about some of these health conditions and how they relate to coronavirus risk:
  • high blood pressure, or hypertension
  • asthma
  • epilepsy
  • diabetes.
Where can I go for further support and information?


Information and support about the impact of coronavirus on mental health, including resources to help you improve your mental wellbeing.

NHS Website

Information and advice about coronavirus, including symptoms, getting tested and vaccinated, and how to live well.

UK government website

The latest advice about coronavirus and information about what support you are entitled to and where to get further help.

Your Covid Recovery

Information and support if you or a loved one is recovering from coronavirus.

  1. Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine. Published November 26, 2020. Accessed May 27, 2021.
  2. Long-term effects of coronavirus (long COVID). Published January 7, 2021. Accessed May 10, 2021.

Visit your nearest pharmacy

Get support and advice from your local Well pharmacist

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