Warrington Disability Partnership

COVID 19 information, advice and guidance

Tier 4 guidelines are outlined at https://www.gov.uk/guidance/tier-4-stay-at-home

NHSE Info on Shielding/Clinically Vulnerable Individuals

Info for individuals who are Clinically Vulnerable and Clinically Extremely Vulnerable is available here.

Gov guidance for Tier 4 re: Shielding/Clinically Vulnerable Individuals

Guidance for Clinically Vulnerable Individuals updated on 31st Dec states “Currently, clinically extremely vulnerable people in Tier 4 areas are advised to follow shielding guidance” – this is set out here.

Current Vaccination info

NHS England state the COVID vaccine is currently being given to:

  • some people aged 80 and over who already have a hospital appointment in the next few weeks
  • people who live or work in care homes
  • health care workers at high risk

Info is at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-vaccination/coronavirus-vaccine/

Vaccination Priority List

The current list/order of vaccination priority is as below:

  • residents in a care home for older adults and their carers
  • all those 80 years of age and over and frontline health and social care workers
  • all those 75 years of age and over
  • all those 70 years of age and over and clinically extremely vulnerable individuals
  • all those 65 years of age and over
  • all individuals aged 16 years to 64 years with underlying health conditions which put them at higher risk of serious disease and mortality
  • all those 60 years of age and over
  • all those 55 years of age and over
  • all those 50 years of age and over

More info is online here

COVID Symptoms advice from NHSE

Symptoms of COVID are here at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/symptoms/