Coronavirus update and advice

What you need to do: Stay at home. Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (only if you cannot work from home). Stay 2 metres away from other people. Wash your hands as soon as you get home.

More information


Healthwatch Oldham

Healthwatch Oldham have some practical information and advice for individuals and families who are socially distancing or self-isolating themselves in Oldham.

Advice, activities and ideas for families who are self-isolating in Oldham.

 Advice and ideas to help manage mental and physical wellbeing for older people and those with underlying health conditions who are self-isolating in Oldham:

Practical help and information for people who are self-isolating in Oldham:

Looking after your mental health

Expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing:

Free online courses covering low mood, stress and resiliency. Work out why you feel as you do, how to tackle problems, build confidence, get going again, feel happier, stay calm, tackle upsetting thinking and more:

If you are worried about coronavirus and how it could affect your life there are lots of things you can try that could help your wellbeing:


Follow the the link below for ideas on exercise whilst social distancing at home

Home workouts for all ages and abilities

Things to do

Learn sign language

Natasha Lamb and Kelly-Ann series teaching beginners British Sign Language (BSL).

Online music festival

Tune in here for an epic, open-source online music festival schedule coming in April:

Virtual museum tours

Virtual tours and online exhibits of some of the most famous museums around the world:

Animal web cams

Tune into Edinburgh Zoo's 'Panda Cam' and see what the furry creatures are up to:

Home activities for children and young people