Act now to avoid a local lockdown

We need you to act NOW. If everyone makes these small changes we can avoid a second lockdown. Stop meeting people outside your household. Wear a mask. Stop having visitors.

Latest information and advice

Translating our website into different languages

You can translate any of our webpages into one of 99 languages, 40 of which are spoken, using Browsealoud.

To do this click on the Browsealoud icon which will be in the top left hand corner of your browser:

Browsealoud icon

This will reveal the Browsealoud tool bar:

Browsealoud toolbar

Select the globe icon and then choose a language from the drop-down list:

Browsealoud globe icon. Clikc on this icon to translate webpages into one of 99 different languages

To hear webpages read out loud click on the play icon:

Browsealoud play icon. To have webpages read out loud to you click on the play icon:

Advice in other languages

Doctors of the World

Doctors of the World provide Coronavirus advice for patients in 60 languages. 

The language files are in written and audio formats, to view in browser, listen to, or download for free.

Please note the guidance is based on the government’s advice and health information and is valid across the UK.

Leeds City Council

Leeds City Council has developed a set of videos to support key coronavirus messages in 11 different languages (Polish, Romanian, Urdu, Arabic, Czech, Punjabi, Tigrinya, Farsi, Slovak, Kurdish Sorani and Bengali).

There are three different videos focusing on:

Spot the signs - To help people spot the signs of coronavirus and give advice for households with possible coronavirus infection.

Hand-washing advice - How you can help stop the spread of viruses, like coronavirus, by practising good respiratory and hand hygiene.

Essential advice - Information for households with possible coronavirus infection. Please be aware this is an evolving situation and public advice may change.

Health and Safety Executive

Health and Safety Executive have translated resources to help share the messaging about coronavirus in various languages: