We have created this page to provide local businesses, communities, organisations, and services with coronavirus campaign materials. Please download or share these messages to encourage others to keep West Sussex safe and prevent the spread of coronavirus.
We hope you will be able to use some of the assets in this toolkit to spread the word around our communities. Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you require any other formats.
Although coronavirus restrictions are being eased by the Government across the county, we all continue to have a role to play in helping to ensure that our West Sussex residents and communities are doing everything they can to help stop the spread of the virus locally.
'Keep West Sussex Safe' is the drive being led by West Sussex County Council (WSCC) to encourage residents, businesses and communities to stay alert and follow Government guidelines to help prevent the spread of coronavirus and therefore the need for any local lockdown restrictions.
This toolkit has been prepared to provide you with the key 'Keep West Sussex Safe' messages and to ask if you can share them within your communities. By working together and following the simple safety guidelines outlined in the messaging, we will hopefully prevent the need for any local lockdowns within West Sussex.
Latest information from WSCC
The WSCC website has the latest information on testing and West Sussex’s Local Outbreak Plan.
2 Key messages
The key messages for 'Keep West Sussex Safe' are:
Wash your hands with soap and water more often than usual, for at least 20 seconds, using hand sanitiser if soap and water are not available.
You should always wash your hands or use hand sanitiser after coughing, sneezing and blowing your nose, before you eat or handle food, or when you get to work or arrive home.
Keep two metres away from people, or at least one metre when you can take other precautions, such as wearing a face covering, or not sitting face-to-face with someone.
If you can, wear a face covering in enclosed public spaces where social distancing isn’t possible and where you will come into contact with people you do not normally meet.
You must wear a face covering at all times on public transport, when attending a hospital as a visitor or outpatient and when in shops and supermarkets.
Face coverings do not replace social distancing.
Test and trace
- a new continuous cough
- a high temperature
- a loss of or change in your sense of taste and smell.
If you do develop these symptoms, however mild, or you have received a positive COVID-19 test result, you should immediately self-isolate at home for at least 10 days from when your symptoms started. All other household members must stay at home and not leave the house for 14 days.
If you are self-isolating and in need of support, get in touch with our community hub.
The WSCC outbreak control plan contains weekly data including the latest figures on the number of coronavirus related cases and deaths.
You can use this editorial in any newsletters or publications you produce:
Please use the posters below by printing out copies to go on display in your communities.
- Keep West Sussex Safe generic poster - print version (PDF, 1MB)
- Keep West Sussex Safe posters x 4 - print versions (PDF, 6MB)
You can also find a range of resources available from Public Health England’s campaign resource centre.