Important! Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Information and advice on coronavirus is available on the Public Health Wales website. Please check the information on the website before you decide whether you need to contact 111 (all Wales coronavirus service).
Powys county council:
Coronavirus (COVID-19) daily update
Latest official announcements from Welsh Government, Public Health Wales and UK Government, Powys County Council and Powys Teaching Health Board.
Updates from our Services
- Building Control
- Business Support
- Council Tax and Business Rates
- Environmental Health
- Libraries and Museums
- Licensing - Advice for the Taxi Trade
- Money advice for residents
- Social Care
- Waste and Recycling
Community Groups: A list of Coronavirus (COVID-19) Community pages on Facebook
Powys Teaching Health Board:
Help and support for businesses
Support packages for business in Wales during the coronavirus outbreak.
Public Health Wales:
Public Health Wales is working closely with the Welsh Government and the other UK public health agencies to carefully monitor the situation and implement their planned response, with measures in place to protect the health of the public.
Latest information and advice for the public
Including self-isolation advice, travel advice, guidance for schools and information for parents or carers
Statement on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
This statement will be updated daily at 3pm
Coronavirus Fraud and Scams:
Information and advice about phishing emails, spoof websites, and many other scams as criminals are exploiting fears surrounding the Coronavirus.
Medical Help and Advice
NHS Direct Wales and NHS 111 Wales:
Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptom checker
This symptom checker is suitable for anyone living in Wales and can be used for people of all ages.
This service can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what to do.
Use this service if:
- you think you might have coronavirus
- you've been in close contact with someone with coronavirus
- You need a self-isolation note for your employer
How to avoid catching or spreading coronavirus
wash your hands with soap and water often - do this for at least 20 seconds
always wash your hands when you get home or into work
use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
put used tissues in the bin straight away and wash your hands afterwards
try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell
- do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean