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COVID-19: guidance for households with possible coronavirus infection

Stay at home guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.

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This guidance is intended for:

  • households with possible or confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) infection
  • households with grandparents, parents and children living together where someone is at increased risk or has possible or confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) infection

Easy read and translations are being updated.

Published 12 March 2020
Last updated 18 December 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated 'Guidance for households with grandparents, parents and children living together where someone is at increased risk or has possible or confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) infection' to reflect change in self-isolation period for contacts from 14 to 10 days.

  2. Updated Stay at home: guidance for households with possible or confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) infection with changes in self-isolation.

  3. Added updated easy-read version and translations for Stay at home: guidance for households with possible or confirmed coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.

  4. Updated guidance for households with grandparents, parents and children living together with information on how COVID-19 is spread and on financial support and the enforcement of self-isolation. All translations have been removed while awaiting update.

  5. Added information on actions to take in case of a negative test result, enforcement of self-isolation, and aerosol transmission.

  6. Updated to include new legal requirements for self-isolation.

  7. Updated to include new legal requirements for self-isolation due to come into effect on 28 September 2020.

  8. Updated guidance to include the new legal requirements for self-isolation due to come into effect on 28 September 2020.

  9. Updated link on support bubbles in guidance for households with grandparents, parents and children living together.

  10. Revised language in relation to self-isolation.

  11. Updated translated versions to reflect changes to core guidance.

  12. Updated translated versions to reflect changes to core guidance.

  13. Updated easy read version with changes to self-isolation period.

  14. Removed 'Stay at Home guidance for households: current guidelines illustrated' PDF, as out of date.

  15. Updated to reflect the extension of self-isolation to 10 days.

  16. Updated link to information on local restrictions.

  17. Updated information on disposal of used face coverings.

  18. Updated information on disposal of used face coverings.

  19. Added updated translations.

  20. Added local lockdowns guidance link to guidance for households with grandparents, parents and children living together where someone is at increased risk or has possible or confirmed coronavirus infection.

  21. Added easy-read guide.

  22. Added guidance on support bubbles.

  23. Updated 'Guidance for households with grandparents, parents and children living together where someone is at increased risk or has symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection' to align with Test and Trace regulations.

  24. Updated 'Stay at home: guidance for households with possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection'.

  25. Updated information on symptoms.

  26. Added guidance for households with grandparents, parents and children living together where someone is at increased risk or has symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.

  27. Amended text in section on 'Self-isolation' to be consistent with text about 'Household isolation'.

  28. Guidance updated.

  29. Added YouTube video.

  30. Added translated versions of guidance.

  31. Added easy-read guide.

  32. Added translated versions.

  33. Added 'Stay at home guidance for households: illustration' document.

  34. Updated guidance to include information for households with a possible coronavirus (COVID-19) infection.

  35. First published.