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Independent Age advice with Covid-19 and Older Generation

An Independent Age poll of people over 65 found that 43% incorrectly believed that the
Government had instructed over-70s without any underlying health conditions to shield
themselves by not leaving the house at all.
These results suggest that thousands of people in later life across the UK may have
completely shielded themselves when they could have left the house for socially distanced
exercise, shopping for essentials, or for socially distanced meet ups with family and friends.
What does the guidance say?

Government guidance is changing on a regular basis. The below information is correct as of
Monday 8th June 2020.

Follow link for full report:

https://independent-age-assets.s3.eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/s3fs-public/2020-06/Independent%20Age%20COVID-19%20unclear%20guidance%20briefing_1.pdf?M9fpnB5_tT2Jzv0fAqo3bSZEAy.8r28j