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Across the country, there has been questions about shielding in light of the Prime Ministers announcement on 22 September 2020; to confirm, the Government advice remains the same and is as follows:
📍   Shielding advice was lifted in most parts of the country on 1 August 2020; this means the vast majority of people considered clinically extremely vulnerable are no longer being advised to shield – this has not changed and remains the same
📍  Areas that are subject to local lockdown restrictions are not automatically subject to shielding guidance; the decision to introduce shielding advice is currently made on a case by case basis by the UK Deputy Chief Medical Officer (DCMO) alongside the local Director of Public Health (DPH).
📍   If shielding guidance is re-introduced in a particular area, people considered clinically extremely vulnerable, as well as local health system colleagues, will be informed of the changes.