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How to help stop the spread of the winter vomiting bug (norovirus)

  • No visits to hospitals, care homes and GP surgeries if you are suffering from symptoms of norovirus – send someone else to visit loved ones until you are better
  • Once you’ve been symptom-free for at least 48 hours, you’re safe to return to  work, school or visit hospitals and care homes
  • Regularly wash your hands with soap and warm water, especially after using the toilet, and before eating or preparing food
  • Only hand-washing will prevent spread of norovirus – alcohol hand gels don't kill the virus

For further information visit read our keeping warm and well web page.

Resources to help explain the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to children 

Visit the family directory for signposting to online resources on how to explain the Coronavirus (COVID-19) to children.

Locate your nearest defibrillators 

Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are proven to dramatically increase the chances of survival in cases of cardiac arrest. They work by delivering an electric shock to restart a person’s heart. The small, portable machines give clear, spoken instructions and are designed to be used by anyone, even without training.

Visit our defibrillators web page to find out more.


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We'd advise that before you use any service not provided by Wokingham Borough Council listed you follow the advice on checks to make before using services.

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