Coronavirus

Coronavirus: help and advice from the British Red Cross

Give help, get help or find more information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

For 150 years, the British Red Cross has supported people through crisis and coronavirus is no exception.

Across the UK and around the world, we are supporting the most vulnerable people by delivering food and medicine, making sure refugees and people seeking asylum are safe, and supporting the NHS to get patients home from hospital.

If you want to help us or you need help yourself, on this page you can find out:


How can you give help and support others during the coronavirus pandemic?

Whether you donate, volunteer or shop, your kindness makes such a difference to people affected by coronavirus in the UK and around the world. 

Supporting our coronavirus emergency appeal helps protect people in crisis around the world.

You don’t need any experience or any special skills - just sign up to help people in need in your community.

Have fun and raise funds by shopping in our online store for limited edition prints, posters, mugs, tote bags and more. 

How can you get help during the coronavirus pandemic?


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Are you a Red Cross staff member or volunteer?

We have guidance about working from home, what to do if you are self-isolating, new training and IT support.

You can also let us know if you are a volunteer who has been affected by coronavirus.

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