This guidance is for people who are clinically extremely vulnerable, including children. It's also for their family, friends and carers.
People who are clinically extremely vulnerable should have received a letter telling them they're in this group or been told by their GP.
It's for situations where a clinically extremely vulnerable person is living at home, with or without additional support. This includes clinically extremely vulnerable people living in long-term care facilities for the elderly or people with special needs.
If you have been told that you're clinically extremely vulnerable, you should:
The guidance is also available in the following languages:
GOV.UK has also published guidance for young people on shielding and protecting people most likely to become unwell if they catch coronavirus. Please use click on this link - GOV.UK - to access this guidance.