News – Covid-19 and Trinity
Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice and guidance
**Although this page is being regularly updated, we are aware that the situation is evolving rapidly. The latest information for the public is available on the NHS website.**
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the risk?
Based on the World Health Organisation’s declaration that coronavirus is a public health emergency of international concern, . Please visit the for the most up-to-date information on number of cases in the UK. Further information and advice is also available on the .
What action is Trinity taking?
We have plans in place for a range of different situations and a senior team is currently meeting daily to assess any national and international developments and actions that need to be taken in relation to COVID-19. This includes ensuring we are prepared for a wide range of possible scenarios so that we can continue to remain open.
We are also issuing regular communications for staff and volunteers, particularly around the importance of good hygiene and what to do if they experience symptoms.
There are now a small number of confirmed cases in the South East of England, what does this mean for me?
We know that this is a concerning time. However, we are not aware of any link to Trinity or Tunbridge Wells and Public Health England has been clear that there is for venues, visitors or staff to take at this time. Please continue to follow the NHS advice to keep safe, which is available . Trinity will continue to operate as normal.
What precautions can I take?
Please follow advice from Public Health England and the NHS, we would ask you to follow these basic hygiene rules to protect your own health and that of others:
• Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze
• Bin the tissue and, to kill the germs, wash your hands with soap and water, or use a sanitiser gel
• Wash your hands often, and for at least 20 seconds, with soap and water