Coronavirus: Latest TU3A Statement

26 April

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SERST Newsletter V6

Information from the Third Age Trust

18 March 2020

The most up to date Q and A.

Coronavirus Advice Sheet 2
The Third Age Trust has put together this Question and Answer list –
collating all its current advice on coronavirus which has been sent
out to U3As.
Please continue to look out for mailings as the situation changes.

1. What is current advice regarding Coronavirus?

The Third Age Trust continues to follow the government and NHS advice on
coronavirus and will keep you updated with regular mailings when the advice
The current advice is to stop non-essential contact with others and adopt social
distancing. Those in ‘at-risk’ groups are to be shielded from social contact for
12 weeks. People who should take particular care to minimise social contact
are, among others, people over the age of 70.
We can all reduce the impact and spread of misinformation by relying on
information from trusted sources such as

To find out more go to:
The Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) advice is to use NHS 111
England NHS 24 in Scotland NHS Direct Wales including online advice where
Use pharmacies and GPs responsibly, and go to the hospital only when you
really need to.

You can find more information on our website at

 17 March 2020

Click here for latest information from National Office

Also see the National website for up-to-date information

Coronavirus-Covid-19 – Urgent Message from the Committee

17 March 2020

Most events cancelled or postponed.

No Monthly Meetings until at least July (AGM).

Watch Travel Team Website for updates on travel events.


11 March 2020

The Tonbridge U3A Management Committee have discussed the latest situation and has agreed that we should continue, for the time being, to offer all our events and activities.

Meanwhile we ask all members to comply with government guidelines at all times, in particular to self-isolate for 14 days if returning from areas of known infection; and for any member who feels unwell or shows any symptoms (either cold-like symptoms, a cough, shortness of breath or a high temperature) to stay at home. Group conveners and group members should decide among themselves whether to continue to meet taking into account the above guidelines.

Further details and UK Government advice may be found at

If you become infected or are at risk of infection, please notify a member of the committee immediately (see below). Only by members doing that will we be able to assess the potential impact of the situation on our membership and plan appropriately.

Frani Hoskins


01732 354311         [email protected]

Lionel Shields


01732 355919         [email protected]

Jane Lloyd

Minutes Secretary

01732 354968         [email protected]

David Bell

Acting Membership Secretary

01732 302088         [email protected]