The Government has announced that West Yorkshire will join the country in a national lockdown to help control the spread of Covid-19. The new rules will come into effect on Thursday, 5th November 2020 and are expected to be in place for 4 weeks.

New rules include:

  • People from different households must not meet with others indoors
  • People from different households must not meet outdoors, other than in public spaces like parks or beaches 
  • You can only meet 1 person outdoors
  • You must not travel to areas outside of West Yorkshire
  • You can exercise outdoors with 1 other person
  • Pubs and restaurants will close
  • All non-essential shops will close
  • Supermarkets, food shops, pharmacies and petrol stations will stay open

You can see the full rules and news regarding the latest restrictions on the government website 

Easy Read

We have created an Easy Read guide to help explain the new restrictions for the people who attend Leeds Autism Services.

However, we have made the Lockdown Rules Easy Read guide available for you to download and print if you wish. We hope you find it useful in helping everyone to Stay Safe and Save Lives.

Covid-19 Resource Hub

Discover more coronavirus related support for autistic adults including easy read guides and face mask exemption cards in our Covid-19 Resource hub