. They could be strangers (for example people you sit next to on public transport) or people you may have regular contact with (for example friends and work colleagues).There are simple things you can do in your daily life that will help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory infections and protect those at highest risk.
Things you can choose to do are:Face coverings and face masks can help reduce the chance of you spreading infection to others, especially in crowded and enclosed spaces, and may protect you from becoming infected by some respiratory viruses.If you have symptoms of a respiratory infection, such as COVID-19, and you have a high temperature or do not feel well enough to go to work or carry out normal activities, you are advised to try to stay at home and avoid contact with other people.There is .Vaccines are the best defence we have against COVID-19 and other respiratory infections such as flu.
They provide good protection against hospitalisation and death. They also reduce the risk of long-term symptoms. The COVID-19 vaccines are safe and effective and vaccine programmes are continuously monitored.If you are eligible and you have not yet received your full course of a COVID-19 vaccine, you should .
A full course of a COVID-19 vaccine provides protection against severe disease, including against the Omicron variant, but this protection wears off over time.