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Getting ready to go out? Useful Tips

Now the lockdown restrictions are getting more relaxed, it has been made mandatory that face coverings must be worn on public transport and in shops. 

We thought we would share our useful tips with you all! 


What masks to wear? 




Wear a badge or a lanyard 


Preparing to go out? 

  • Ensure your phone is fully charged
  • Your face covering (masks, visors etc)
  • Have your hand gel (make sure they have over 60% alcohol in it)
  • Have paper and pen ready
  • Plan your travel routes, find the quietest time to go or places with fewer people


To stop glasses/clear panel steaming up 

  • Use a bar of soap
  • Washing up liquid
  • Extra filter on the nose bridge



  • ‘Big Text’ App  (Apple/Android)
  • Live speech to text (Android)
  • Live transcribe (Android)
  • Notes app with voice (Apple)
  • BSL Health app- this can be used to communicate with your local pharmacy/medical services  (Apple/Android)



*DISCLAIMER-  the websites listed are for reference purposes* 








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