The Department of Health and Social Care and Public Health England have been carefully monitoring the coronavirus situation in Wuhan.
The UK is world leading and well prepared to manage and treat new diseases and our approach is kept under constant review.
Local health and care provider organisations are assured that emergency plans and policies are in place. Advice has been shared with frontline staff to increase awareness of the situation and ensure necessary actions are taken.
The NHS has issued new public advice on preventing the spread of disease and what to do if you have recently returned from areas where the disease is circulating. Please help us keep Kingston residents safe by following the latest advice from Public Health England and the Department of Health and Social Care, which can be found on the Government website: coronavirus: latest information and advice.