Coronavirus information and updates in a variety of formats

Please see below new updated guidance on coronavirus in additional community languages plus Easy Read and BSL resources.
picture of the coronavirus

Please remember that guidance is changing rapidly, always consult the latest government information.

For Coronavirus information in Easy Read go to:

For Coronavirus Information in British Sign Language:

· BSL video on social distancing and self-isolation

· BSL videos by the charity Sign Health.


Easy Read PDF

Updated coronavirus advice in community languages

A message from Doctors of the World:

Due to the constant changes made to the NHS advice regarding COVID19, Doctors of the World have updated our Covid 19 translated guidance: English, Albanian, Arabic, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish are now ready - Please go to this  link

Languages to be updated very soon are Bengali, Dari, Farsi, Hindi, Kurdish Sorani, Mandarin, Pashto, Urdu, Vietnamese, Tigrinya, Amharic, Malayalam, Somali.

We have also added more European languages: Polish, Romanian, Russian are ready, while Bulgarian, Latvian, and Hungarian are coming soon!

The guidance is based on the NHS and the UK government's updated advice and health information, and we have produced translated versions thanks to the support and assistance of the British Red Cross, Migrant Help, Clear Voice, and the Eastern European Resource Centre.

Thanks for spreading the resources and we would be happy if you could please continue to share these with your patients, service users and your networks widely so that we reach all communities who would like this crucial information in their own language.
We will try to keep the information updated as the current advice changes. We very much welcome offers of help from qualified translators.
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Coronavirus and your mental wellbeing:

If you are anxious about how the coronavirus and the current situation will affect your mental health, Mind UK have put some resources together to help you deal with this. Pleas go here for more information.

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