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Tier posters: Medium, High, Very High and Stay At Home

A series of posters displaying information about tiers 1 to 4 in England.

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Tier 1 Medium Alert Poster

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Tier 1 Medium Alert Poster (Print version)

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Tier 2 High Alert Poster

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Tier 3 Very High Alert Poster

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Tier 4: Stay At Home poster

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A series of posters displaying information about the tiers of restrictions in:

  • Tier 1 Medium alert
  • Tier 2 High alert
  • Tier 3 Very High alert
  • Tier 4 Stay At Home

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Tier 1 Medium alert

Around 1 in 3 people with Covid-19 have no symptoms so will be spreading the virus without realising. We must all take action to protect each other and our hospital capacity.

For more information and detailed guidance visit: gov.uk/coronavirus

MEETING FRIENDS AND FAMILY Maximum of six indoors or outdoors, apart from with members of a single household or support bubble.

BARS, PUBS AND RESTAURANTS Venues must be table service only. They must stop taking orders at 10pm and must close by 11pm.

RETAIL Open.

WORK AND BUSINESS Everyone who can work from home should do so.

EDUCATION Early years settings, schools, colleges and universities open. Childcare, other supervised activities for children, and childcare bubbles permitted.

INDOOR LEISURE Open.

ACCOMMODATION Open.

PERSONAL CARE Open.

OVERNIGHT STAYS Permitted with household, support bubble, or up to 6 people.

WEDDINGS AND FUNERALS 15 guests for weddings, civil partnerships, wedding receptions and wakes; 30 for funerals.

ENTERTAINMENT Open.

PLACES OF WORSHIP Open, but cannot interact with more than six people.

TRAVELLING Walk or cycle if possible, plan ahead and avoid busy times and routes on public transport. Avoid car sharing with those outside of your household or support bubble. Avoid travelling into a Tier 3 area, other than where necessary such as for work or education. Further exemptions apply.

EXERCISE Classes and organised adult sport can take place outdoors, but must follow the rule of six indoors. Organised activities for elite athletes, under-18s and disabled people can continue.

RESIDENTIAL CARE COVID-secure arrangements such as substantial screens, visiting pods, and window visits. As an interim measure, indoor visits in the absence of testing will be limited to two people from a Tier 1 area with with social distancing, no physical contact, PPE use and good hand hygiene observed at all times. Where testing is available, it should be used.

LARGE EVENTS Sport, live performances and business meetings limited to 50% capacity or 4000 people outdoors (whichever is lower) and 50% capacity or 1000 people indoors (whichever is lower)

Tier 2 High alert

Around 1 in 3 people with Covid-19 have no symptoms so will be spreading the virus without realising. We must all take action to protect each other and our hospital capacity.

For more information and detailed guidance visit: gov.uk/coronavirus

MEETING FRIENDS AND FAMILY No mixing of households indoors, apart from support bubbles. Maximum of six outdoors.

BARS, PUBS AND RESTAURANTS Pubs and bars must close, unless operating as restaurants. Hospitality venues can only serve alcohol with substantial meals. Venues must stop taking orders at 10pm and must close by 11pm.

RETAIL Open.

WORK AND BUSINESS Everyone who can work from home should do so.

EDUCATION Early years settings, schools, colleges and universities open. Childcare, other supervised activities for children, and childcare bubbles permitted.

INDOOR LEISURE Open.

ACCOMMODATION Open.

PERSONAL CARE Open.

OVERNIGHT STAYS Permitted with household or support bubble.

WEDDINGS AND FUNERALS 15 guests for weddings, civil partnerships, wedding receptions and wakes; 30 for funerals.

ENTERTAINMENT Open.

PLACES OF WORSHIP Open, but cannot interact with anyone outside household or support bubble.

TRAVELLING Reduce the number of journeys you make and walk or cycle if possible. Avoid busy times and routes on public transport. Avoid car sharing with those outside of your household or support bubble. Avoid travelling outside your area, or entering a Tier 3 area, other than where necessary such as for work or education. Further exemptions apply.

EXERCISE Classes and organised adult sport can take place outdoors, but cannot take place indoors if there is any interaction between people from different households. Organised activities for elite athletes, under18s and disabled people can continue.

RESIDENTIAL CARE COVID-secure arrangements such as substantial screens, visiting pods, and window visits. Outdoor/airtight visits only (rollout of rapid testing will enable indoor visits including contact).

LARGE EVENTS Sport, live performances and business meetings limited to 50% capacity or 2000 people outdoors (whichever is lower) and 50% capacity or 1000 people indoors (whichever is lower)

Tier 3 Very High alert

Around 1 in 3 people with Covid-19 have no symptoms so will be spreading the virus without realising. We must all take action to protect each other and our hospital capacity.

For more information and detailed guidance visit: gov.uk/coronavirus

FROM 2 DEC MEETING FRIENDS AND FAMILY No mixing of households indoors, or most outdoor places, apart from support bubbles. Maximum of six in some outdoor public spaces (e.g. parks, public gardens).

BARS, PUBS AND RESTAURANTS Hospitality is closed, with the exception of sales by takeaway, drive-through or delivery.

RETAIL Open.

WORK AND BUSINESS Everyone who can work from home should do so.

EDUCATION Early years settings, schools, colleges and universities open. Childcare, other supervised activities for children, and childcare bubbles permitted.

INDOOR LEISURE Open. Group activities and classes should not take place.

ACCOMMODATION Closed (with limited exceptions)

PERSONAL CARE Open.

OVERNIGHT STAYS We advise against overnight stays other than with household or support bubble.

WEDDINGS AND FUNERALS 15 guests for weddings, civil partnerships and wakes; 30 for funerals. Wedding receptions not permitted.

ENTERTAINMENT Indoor venues closed.

PLACES OF WORSHIP Open, but cannot interact with anyone outside household or support bubble.

TRAVELLING Avoid travelling outside your area, other than where necessary such as for work or education. Further exemptions apply. Reduce the number of journeys where possible. Plan ahead and avoid busy times and routes on public transport. Avoid car sharing with those outside of your household or support bubble.

EXERCISE Classes and organised adult sport can take place outdoors, but people should avoid higher-risk contact activity. Group exercise activities and sports indoors should not take place, unless with your household or bubble. Organised activities for elite athletes, under-18s and disabled people can continue.

RESIDENTIAL CARE COVID-secure arrangements such as substantial screens, visiting pods, and window visits. Outdoor/airtight visits only (rollout of rapid testing will enable indoor visits including contact).

LARGE EVENTS Events should not take place. Drive-in events permitted

Tier 4 Stay At Home

If you live in a Tier 4 area, you cannot join or form a Christmas bubble. You must not leave or be outside of your home except for specific purposes.

MEETING FRIENDS AND FAMILY No household mixing, aside from support bubbles and two people meeting in public outdoor spaces.

BARS, PUBS AND RESTAURANTS Hospitality closed, aside from sales by takeaway, drive-through or delivery.

RETAIL Essential shops can open. Non-essential retail must close and can only open for click-and-collect and delivery.

WORK AND BUSINESS Everyone must work from home unless they are unable to do so.

EDUCATION Early years settings, schools, colleges and universities open during term time. Registered childcare, other supervised activities for childcare purposes, and childcare bubbles permitted.

INDOOR LEISURE Closed.

ACCOMMODATION Closed (with limited exceptions)

PERSONAL CARE Closed.

OVERNIGHT STAYS You must not stay overnight away from home. Limited exceptions apply.

WEDDINGS AND FUNERALS Funerals of up to 30 people permitted. Wakes and other linked ceremonial events can continue in a group of up to six. Weddings of up to six can continue in exceptional circumstances.

ENTERTAINMENT Indoor entertainment closed. Some outdoor attractions may remain open.

PLACES OF WORSHIP Open for private prayer and communal worship, but cannot interact with anyone outside household or support bubble.

TRAVELLING You must stay at home and only travel for work, education or other legally permitted reasons. If you must travel, you should stay local, and reduce the number of journeys you make. You must not leave a Tier 4 area or stay overnight away from home. Residents in Tiers 1 - 3 should not enter Tier 4 areas. Do not travel abroad if you live in a Tier 4 area unless an exemption applies.

EXERCISE You can leave your home to exercise by yourself, with your household or support bubble, or with one person from another household. Outdoor sport allowed but gatherings limit applies except for youth and disabled sport.

RESIDENTIAL CARE You can visit relatives in care homes with COVID-secure arrangements such as substantial screens, visiting pods, and window visits.

CLINICALLY EXTREMELY VULNERABLE The Clinically Extremely Vulnerable are advised to stay at home as much as possible, except to go outdoors for exercise or to attend health appointments.

For support and more information visit: gov.uk/coronavirus gov.uk/coronavirus

Published 23 November 2020
Last updated 15 December 2020 + show all updates
  1. Tier posters updated to reflect latest information.

  2. Adding print versions.

  3. First published.