Reducing the spread of COVID-19
Find out how you can help reduce the spread of COVID-19 and what the current advice is.
We all have a part to play in helping to keep Southwark and our communities across London and beyond safe.
COVID-19 is still with us. We still need to take the necessary steps to protect ourselves, our families and our communities.
Be aware of the current COVID-19 advice
Find out about the current COVID-19 advice.
How you can help reduce the spread of COVID-19
You can protect yourself and others if you:
- get vaccinated
- avoid other people if you have symptoms of respiratory infection including COVID-19 or a positive COVID-19 test
- wear a face covering in crowded or enclosed places
- wash your hands regularly or use sanitiser
Get more advice from NHS on how to avoid catching and spreading COVID-19.
If you have COVID-19 symptoms
Find out the main COVID-19 symptoms and what you should do if you have them.
Changes to COVID-19 testing
COVID-19 tests are no longer free for most people. Most people are no longer advised to get tested. Find out what you can do instead of taking a COVID-19 test and who can still get free tests.
Page last updated: 24 May 2022