From today, it’s mandatory to wear a face covering when shopping in England. Protect yourself, shopworkers and other customers.
It is mandatory to wear face coverings in shops and supermarkets however people with certain disabilities and breathing conditions will be exempt.
– if you have a physical or mental illness or impairment, or a disability that means you cannot put on, wear or remove a face covering
– if putting on, wearing or removing a face covering would cause you severe distress
– if you are travelling with or providing assistance to, someone who relies on lip-reading to communicate
If you’re exempt because of a disability or health condition, you can print and carry one of these ready made cards.