The Foundation of Light and Beacon of Light have been keeping up to date with latest government advice regarding coronavirus.
Our primary concern is the safety and wellbeing of all our participants, guests, visitors and staff.
Foundation of Light and Beacon of Light services and programmes will continue to run as normal, and we will keep participants and other stakeholders informed should any changes come into effect.
Below is the advice for public places from Public Health England, and a short video from the BBC, which features information you may find useful
How serious is coronavirus?
It can cause flu-like symptoms, including fever, cough & difficulty breathing
The infection is not serious for most people, including children
There is currently no vaccine
Most people get better with enough rest, water to drink and medicine for pain
How can you stop coronavirus spreading?
If you need to cough or sneeze, catch it with a tissue, bin it and kill it by washing your hands with soap and water
Regularly wash your hands with soap and water or hand sanitiser
try not to touch your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands
Do not share items that come into contact with your mouth such as cups and bottles
If unwell, do not share items such as bedding, dishes, pencils and towels
What should you do if you feel unwell and think you might have been exposed to coronavirus?
Keep away from others and stay at home to stop the infection spreading.
Avoid public transport if you think you have symptoms of coronavirus.
If you or your child become unwell with any of the symptoms whilst taking part in a Foundation of Light course or whilst in the Beacon, and you have visited an infected region within the past 14-days, we advise that you ask a someone to collect you and inform a member of Foundation of Light staff straight away.
If you think you or your child has symptoms of coronavirus, you should call NHS 111 for advice.
How likely are you to catch the virus?
You can only catch it if you have been close to a person who has the virus
The chance of being in contact with the virus is currently low in the UK