This page contains information and advice for Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities in Wales.
If you need advice or support linked to the Corona Virus please call our FREEPHONE 0808 802 0025 and leave a message – our offices are closed at the moment but we are all still working and one of the team will ring you back.
– Keep social distancing – stay 2 metres apart from people you don’t live with
– keep washing your hands – more than usual
– if you meet another household, outside your extended household, stay outdoors
– work from home if you can
– Stay at home if you or anyone in your extended household has symptoms:
Ring 111 if you cannot cope with your symptoms at home, your condition gets worse, or your symptoms do not go away after 7 days
Call 999 in a life threatening emergency
If you have symptoms you should apply for a free TEST by calling 119 or get in touch with us if you need help or advice on testing
Click HERE to read or listen to some Corona Virus advice from Friends, Families and Travellers especially if you live on a site or roadside.
Read down for Welsh Government’s guidance to councils to support Gypsy & Traveller families on sites and if you are travelling.
This video gives some basic advice in a film made by London Gypsies and Travellers
**COVID-19 IMPORTANT INFORMATION**Keep yourself and your family safe!More info on https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/ https://www.gypsy-traveller.org/advice-section/guidance-for-gypsy-traveller-and-liveaboard-boater-communities-on-coronavirus/
Posted by London Gypsies and Travellers (UK Registered Charity) on Wednesday, 18 March 2020
Keep up to date with Welsh rules and information HERE
Corona virus has made things difficult for everyone – you may be entitled to help and support with rent, bills, benefits even if you are normally self employed and emergency payments – get in touch with us – we can help – its always confidential 0808 802 0025
Click HERE for more advice from FFT if you are vulnerable and need to ‘shield’
Traveller Movement has put together these useful fact sheets during Covid-19: