Coronavirus update: 8 December

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The Government has announced the move to ‘Plan B’ in England. This has implications for people working or volunteering in Yorkshire’s Museums.

You may want to read the Prime Minister’s Press Release.

The new measures that impact museums are:

  • Face coverings
    • From Friday 10 December, face coverings will become compulsory in most public indoor venues, such as museums and galleries
  • Work from home
    • From Monday13th December, employees should work from home if they can
  • Covid pass
    • From 15th December a small number of museums may be required to use the NHS Covid Pass for entry (unseated indoor events with 500 or more attendees)

More detailed guidance is available from the Cabinet Office where there are links to specific information for different types of workplaces.