Keep Warm Keep Well

Coping with cold weather and COVID-19

Keep Warm

  • Heat your home to at least 18°C
  • Ensure you have adequate food, medication and warm clothes
  • Check if you are eligible for help to keep your home warm

Keep Well

  • Stay as active as you can, any exercise can bring health benefits
  • Make sure you get your flu vaccine
  • Follow COVID-19 guidance

Keep Connected Safely

  • Get help if you need it. Speak to your GP, pharmacist, carer or key worker for advice
  • Keep in touch with friends, family and your community
  • Look out for others. Ask how they are keeping warm during cold weather

Further Information

  • Simple Energy Advice provides free advice on energy efficiency & national grants to help with energy bills: 0800 444202
  • Plan ahead – stay up to with the weather forecast
  • If you’re worried about your health, visit the NHS Website, call NHS 111 or in an emergency call 999
  • Coping with cold weather & COVID-19

Health Advice

Other Support and Advice

  • Register for support from the NHS Volunteer Responders – to arrange support for yourself or someone you know, call 0808 196 3646 (8am to 8pm, 7 days a week)
  • AgeUK: Keep well this winter
  • Citizens Advice offers free and confidential advice online, over the phone and in person
  • For additional support, check if you’re eligible to register on your energy company’s Priority Service Register. For more information visit the Ofgem website.