COVID-19: Any specific information relating to Pembrokeshire will be updated at www.pembrokeshire.gov.uk/coronavirus

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The situation in Pembrokeshire

  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates - 30/03/2020

  • Leader issues coronavirus update

    30/03/2020, 17:14

    Pembrokeshire County Council leader Cllr David Simpson has issued his update for Monday, 30th March.

  • Changes made to Free School Meals Service

    30/03/2020, 17:11

    Changes are being made to the Free School Meals service this week.

  • Scolton Manor site closed

    30/03/2020, 11:59

    The entire Scolton Manor site, including grounds and play area has been closed following advice that travel to beauty spots is not considered essential travel.

  • Leader coronavirus update: Friday 27th March

    27/03/2020, 17:14

    The Leader of Pembrokeshire County Council has paid tribute to the efforts of everyone who is working in the NHS, as care staff and support workers during his daily briefing.

  • Update to Council Housing Services during outbreak

    27/03/2020, 16:15

    A series of changes to Council Housing Services have been made due to the coronavirus sitiation.

  • Applications for Covid-19 business grants now open

    27/03/2020, 13:34

    Applications for Covid-19 business support grants can be made from today.

  • Bluestone Hywel Dda Health Board and Pembrokeshire County Council join forces in coronavirus fight

    27/03/2020, 12:32

    Bluestone National Park Resort is to become a Recovery Centre for patients in Pembrokeshire, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more here.

  • Leader update: Thursday 26th March

    26/03/2020, 17:20

    The Leader of Pembrokeshire County Council has published his regular coronavirus update.

  • Changes made to childcare for children of critical workers

    26/03/2020, 16:19

    Changes have been made to the childcare arrangements for children of critical workers and the families of vulnerable workers. See here.

  • Coronavirus scam warning issued

    26/03/2020, 14:12

    Criminals are trying to take advantage of the coronavirus situation with a series of scams, Trading Standards officers have warned.

  • Changes to public bus services

    26/03/2020, 14:05

    A series of changes to public bus services have been announced.

  • Leaders update: Wednesday 25 March

    25/03/2020, 17:36

    County Council Leader David Simpsons latest update on the coronavirus situation in Pembrokeshire has been published.

  • How to get help or volunteer to help during coronavirus pandemic

    25/03/2020, 17:15

    A Community Coordination Hub has today gone live, allowing those who need help to access the information they need and provide a way for volunteers to get involved.

  • Important: Changes to Pembrokeshire Registration Services

    25/03/2020, 14:00

    A series of changes, including some which impact on upcoming weddings, have been made to the Pembrokeshire Registration Service.

  • Kerbside waste and recycling collections to continue

    25/03/2020, 11:57

    Kerbside waste and recycling collections across Pembrokeshire are to continue as normal.

  • Closure of coastal car parks and play areas announced

    24/03/2020, 16:30

    In light of the Governments latest restrictions and in the interests of public safety, Pembrokeshire County Council is today (Tuesday) starting to close its coastal car parks and play areas.

  • Waste and Recycling Centres to close

    24/03/2020, 12:29

    The six Waste and Recycling Centres we operate in Pembrokeshire; Waterloo, Winsel, Manorowen, St Davids, Hermon and Crane Cross are now closed until further notice.

  • Customer service centres to close

    24/03/2020, 12:15

    The Councils customer service centres in Haverfordwest and Pembroke Dock are to close with immediate effect and for the foreseeable future in light of the coronavirus measures introduced by the Prime Minister on Monday night.

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How serious is the coronavirus?

  • it can cause flu-like symptoms, including fever, cough & difficulty breathing
  • the infection is not serious for most people, including children
  • there is currently no vaccine
  • most people get better with enough rest, water to drink and medicine for pain

How likely are you to catch the virus?

  • you can only catch it if you have been close to a person who has the virus
  • the chance of being in contact with the virus is currently low in the UK
  • if you have travelled to areas where many people are infected, your chance of catching the virus is higher, i.e. China and any affected areas

How can you stop coronaviruses spreading?

If you need to cough or sneeze:

  • Catch it with a tissue
  • Bin it
  • Kill it by washing your hands with soap and water or hand sanitiser

You should wash hands with soap & water or hand sanitiser:

  • After breaks & sports activities
  • Before cooking & eating
  • On arrival at any childcare or educational setting
  • After using the toilet
  • Before leaving home

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