North Yorkshire is at Covid-19 medium alert level - thank you for playing your part to protect yourself, family, friends and community.

The government local Covid alert levels set out guidance for what to do and how to manage the outbreak in a local area. Find more information about the 3 tier covid alert levels.

Medium alert level restrictions currently in place

Social contact

Follow the rule of six both indoor and outdoors, in all settings. When seeing friends and family you do not live with (or who are not part of your support bubble), you must not meet in a group of more than 6, indoors or outdoors. Think about others that you’re mixing with to limit the overall number of people you’re in contact with. In England, the rule of six applies to children of any age.

Read more about meeting family and friends.

Weddings and funerals

Up to 15 guests can attend weddings and up to 30 guests can attend funerals. 15 people can attend receptions, wakes and related ceremonies.

Read more about weddings and funerals.

Overnight stays

Overnight stays are permitted subject to social contact rules.

Working from home

You should work from home where possible.

Read more about going to work.

Shopping and retail

Shopping and retail is open.

Leisure and gyms

Leisure facilities and gyms are open.

Read more about sport and physical activity.

Hospitality

Hospitality venues are open with some restrictions including a 10pm closing time and table-service only.

Read more about hospitality venues.

Entertainment and tourist attractions

Venues are open, except nightclubs and adult entertainment.

Education

Schools, FE colleges are open.

Read more about going to school, college or university.

Health services

Health service are open.

Residential care

Providers in North Yorkshire have been asked to stop visits to residential care settings.

Find out more about care home visits.

Travel and transport

No travel restrictions are in place within North Yorkshire. You should avoid travel to any areas with a local Covid alert level of very high where possible. You can see areas with the very high alert level here.

Read more about travel and transport.

Sporting activity

Organised sport and licensed physical activity is allowed in outdoor settings. Indoor organised sport must follow social contact rules (other than youth or disabled sport).

Read more about sport and physical activity.

Worship

Places of worship are open, subject to contact rules.

Read more about visiting places of worship.

Childcare

Registered and wraparound childcare is open. Supervised activities are permitted in private homes. Children's groups are permitted.

Read more about childcare.

Youth clubs and activities

Youth clubs and activities are permitted.

People who are clinically extremely vulnerable

Read guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19.

High and very high Covid alert level restrictions

North Yorkshire could be moved onto high or very high level restrictions if infection rates rise. High and very high restrictions are as follows:

Social contact

1 household or bubble in any indoor setting. The rule of six applies outdoors. In England, this limit of 6 includes children of any age.

Read more about meeting family and friends.

Weddings and funerals

Up to 15 guests can attend weddings and up to 30 guests can attend funerals. 15 people can attend receptions, wakes and related ceremonies.

Read more about weddings and funerals.

Overnight stays

Overnight stays are permitted subject to social contact rules.

Working from home

You should work from home where possible.

Read more about going to work.

Shopping and retail

Shopping and retail is open.

Leisure and gyms

Leisure facilities and gyms are open.

Read more about sport and physical activity.

Hospitality

Hospitality venues are open with some restrictions including a 10pm closing time and table-service only.

Read more about hospitality venues.

Entertainment and tourist attractions

Venues are open, except nightclubs and adult entertainment.

Education

Schools, FE colleges are open.

Read more about going to school, college or university.

Health services

Health service are open.

Residential care

Providers in North Yorkshire have been asked to stop visits to residential care settings.

Find out more about care home visits.

Travel and transport

May continue to travel to open venues, but reduce number of journeys where possible. You should avoid travel to any areas with a local Covid alert level of very high where possible. You can see areas with the very high alert level here.

Read more about travel and transport.

Sporting activity

Organised sport and licensed physical activity is allowed in outdoor settings. Indoor organised sport must follow social contact rules (other than youth or disabled sport).

Read more about sport and physical activity.

Worship

Places of worship are open, subject to contact rules.

Read more about visiting places of worship.

Childcare

Registered and wraparound childcare is open. Supervised activities are permitted in private homes. Children's groups are permitted. Childcare bubbles for under 14s.

Read more about childcare.

Youth clubs and activities

Youth clubs and activities are permitted.

People who are clinically extremely vulnerable

Read guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19.

Social contact

1 household or bubble in most locations indoors and outdoors. The rule of six applies in some outdoor settings like parks, public gardens and sports courts. In England, this limit of 6 includes children of any age.

Read more about meeting family and friends.

Weddings and funerals

Up to 15 guests can attend weddings and up to 30 guests can attend funerals. 15 people wakes and related ceremonies. Wedding receptions not permitted.

Read more about weddings and funerals.

Overnight stays

Advised against overnight stays in other parts of the UK. People outside area advised against overnight stays in area.

Working from home

You should work from home where possible.

Read more about going to work.

Shopping and retail

Shopping and retail is open.

Leisure and gyms

Additional restrictions may apply depending on discussions between central and local government.

Read more about sport and physical activity.

Hospitality

Pubs and bars must close except where they operate as a restaurant, meaning they can only serve alcohol with a substantial meal. Additional restrictions may apply depending on discussions between central and local government.

Read more about hospitality venues.

Entertainment and tourist attractions

Additional restrictions may apply depending on discussions between central and local government. Nightclubs and adult entertainment remain closed.

Education

Schools, FE colleges are open.

Read more about going to school, college or university.

Health services

Health service are open.

Residential care

Providers in North Yorkshire have been asked to stop visits to residential care settings.

Find out more about care home visits.

Travel and transport

May continue to travel to open venues, but reduce number of journeys where possible. Avoid travel where possible in or out of the affected area with exceptions including work and school. You can see areas with the very high alert level here.

Read more about travel and transport.

Sporting activity

Organised sport and licensed physical activity is allowed in outdoor settings. Indoor organised sport must follow social contact rules (other than youth or disabled sport).

Read more about sport and physical activity.

Worship

Places of worship are open, subject to contact rules.

Read more about visiting places of worship.

Childcare

Registered and wraparound childcare is open. Supervised activities are permitted in private homes. Children's groups are permitted. Childcare bubbles for under 14s.

Read more about childcare.

Youth clubs and activities

Youth clubs and activities are permitted.

People who are clinically extremely vulnerable

Read guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19.