Help Slow The Spread of COVID-19 in Birmingham and Solihull

Help slow the spread of COVID-19 in Birmingham and Solihull.

NHS Birmingham and Solihull CCG and local GP practices are encouraging all local people to stay alert and follow official COVID-19 guidance.

To stay safe and slow the spread of COVID-19 in Birmingham and Solihull, local people are being encouraged to keep their distance from others, wash their hands regularly for 20 seconds, do not meet in large gatherings and to wear a face covering.

Local people must also book a test immediately if they have any of the main symptoms of coronavirus. They are:

  • A high temperature
  • A new, continuous cough
  • Loss or change in sense of smell or taste
  • If they have any of these symptoms, they can book a COVID-19 test by calling 119 or online at

Popping out to the shops? Travelling on the bus, train or metro?

Wear a face covering to help protect others from #COVID19.

For information on when to wear one, exemptions, and how to make your own, visit Face coverings.