You must still wear a face covering when you are inside public places such as:
Shops and Supermarkets
Restaurants and Cafes (when you are not eating or drinking)
Buses, Trains and Taxis
Doctors’ Surgeries, Medical Centres and Hospitals
Shopping Centres and Entertainment Venues
Libraries, Community Centres and Social Clubs
Hair Salons and Barbers
Places of Worship
Remember to put on your mask before entering and keep it on while you are inside, and remember to social distance where possible. For more resources and information on Covid-19, please check out our dedicated page.
Not everybody can wear a face covering.
People are exempt if:
They have a physical or learning disability or autism and cannot wear a face covering.
They have a health condition that means they cannot wear a face covering.
A face covering will cause them severe distress or anxiety.
They need to communicate with someone who relies on lip reading.
They have a reasonable need to eat, drink or take medicine regularly.
Look out for the Sunflower Lanyard and please be mindful of those who are EXEMPT
For more information or to register for your free Sunflower Lanyard and Exemption Card, contact Barnet Mencap through firstname.lastname@example.org or on 020 8349 3842.