Coronavirus (Covid-19)

On this page you can find links to information and downloads about Covid-19.

Covid-19 is a type of Coronavirus. Sometimes people use different names for the virus, for example ‘Covid’ or ‘Coronavirus’ or ‘COVID-19.’

Symptoms of ​Coronavirus

People showing symptoms and signs of Coronavirus.
Feeling very hot. No sense of smell or taste. A cough. Finding it hard to breathe.
People showing symptoms and signs of Coronavirus.

(​​​Symptoms ​are signs that you might have the virus​)

If you have any of these symptoms:


​• ​Hav​ing ​a cough that won’t go away

• ​Feel​ing ​very hot (temperature)

• ​Find​ing ​it harder ​to breathe ​than usual

• Changes to smell or taste

Then get advice straight away

Person calling NHS 111 helpline.
Computer showing NHS Sign Language Interpreter.
Person calling NHS 111 helpline.
Computer showing NHS Sign Language Interpreter.

• Get advice from the NHS by phoning 111

• Or get advice in British Sign Language (BSL) from NHS Interpreter Now

• Stay at home

• Don’t go to your GP or doctors

EasyRead Information

BRIL are making Easy Read information about Coronavirus (Covid-19) We will update this information as things change. Please contact us if you would like to know more.

BRIL Jargon Buster Front Page.
BRIL Jargon Buster Front Page. September 2020

BRIL Easy Read poster. 
Stop Coronavirus. Wear a mask. If you can. Some people cant wear masks, or face coverings.
Image: BRIL Easy Read poster.
Stop Coronavirus. Wear a mask. If you can.
First Page of: Get Advice about Covid in Bristol Poster.
Poster is available in other formats.
Get Advice about Covid in Bristol Poster.
This poster is available in other formats.

Easy Read Websites

Keep Safe – Easy read guides and posters

Easy Health website with easy to read leaflets and posters

Government Easy Read guides to COVID Vaccines

Information in British Sign Language

Information from SignHealth

Centre for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People

Daily Updates from Royal Association for Deaf People

NHS 111 for BSL Users. Get free advice any time of day

Mental Health

Information for Bristol, South Glos and North Somerset – from the Independent Mental Health Network (IMHN)

Covid-19 and Mental Health Information from NSUN

Coping with Coronavirus Lockdown When Your Mental Health is Already Not Great – Advice from Self Injury Support

Disability, social care and benefits

Disability Rights UK – Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Updates from Benefits and Work

WECIL – Advice for Disabled people and families

Mutual-Aid

Mutual aid is when people volunteer to help and support each other in the local community.

Find groups offering Mutual Aid across the UK

Government Advice and Information

Computer, with U.K. Government symbol.
Computer, with U.K. Government symbol

https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus

Please note that BRIL is not responsible for information on other websites.