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Translations and British Sign Language (BSL)

Advice and information in community languages and alternative reading formats to help keep you safe and healthy during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

Coronavirus information in other languages

Public Health England has produced information leaflets about coronavirus in a range of different languages:

Stay alert to stay safe


 Arabic  Bengali   Gujarati   Polish  Punjabi (India)  
 Punjabi (Pakistan)   Slovak   Somali   Urdu  

Safe distancing

Arabic  Bengali   Gujarati   Hindi   Punjabi (India)
Punjabi (Pakistan)   Slovak  Somali  Urdu

Face covering

Arabic   Bengali   Gujarati   Hindi   Polish
Slovak    Urdu    

Transport face covering

Arabic   Hindi   Polish  Somali  Urdu 



Arabic  Bengali  Chinese   Polish   Punjabi (India)
Punjabi (Pakistan)   Slovak  Somali  Urdu


 Arabic  Bengali   Chinese   Gujarati   Hindi   Polish
 Punjabi (India)   Punjabi (Pakistan)    Slovak   Somali   Urdu  

COVID-19 advice and information

What to do to help stop the spread of coronavirus.


Doctors of the World have also produced NHS COVID-19 advice in more languages, with further languages being added all the time. Available in Albanian, Dari, French, Pashto, Portuguese, Mandarin, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Arabic, Spanish, Turkish, Vietnamese, Farsi.

Coronavirus information in easy read

Easyread.Info provides information to help you to understand Coronavirus in an Easy to Read format.

Coronavirus update in BSL - April 2020


For daily Covid-19 updates in BSL, visit SignHealth

For Covid-19 information to help you keep safe, please see: 


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