Guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19

This guidance is for everyone in England who has been identified as clinically extremely vulnerable.
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Last updated 19 May 2021

What has changed

Shielding is currently paused. Although the advice to shield has ended, clinically extremely vulnerable people must continue to follow the rules that are in place for everyone.

Click on the link below to find guidance for clinically extremely vulnerable people, to help protect you from COVID-19. 

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