COVID-19: SHIELDING and food resources

Shielding and protecting people who are clinically

extremely vulnerable from COVID-19


COVID-19 case numbers are rising across the whole of the UK.  Everyone in England, including those who are clinically extremely vulnerable, is required to follow the new National Restrictions from 5 November, which has been set out by the Government and apply to the whole population.

These restrictions:

  • Require people to stay at home, except for specific purposes
  • Prevent people from gathering with those they do not live with, except for specific purposes
  • Close certain businesses and venues


The Frequently Asked Questions below include additional guidance for clinically extremely vulnerable people. Please use the Keyword Search function to find an answer.

If you have any trouble using this search function, or you wish to discuss this matter further, please do not hesitate to contact the HCPA Care Provider Hub:

Tel: 01707 708108     Email:

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