‘Don’t fall for fake news’ – York health chief urges residents to follow trusted sources

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Director of Public Health at City of York Council Sharon Stoltz has urged residents to be choose their sources of coronavirus information carefully.

She said:

  • We recognise that this is a stressful time for everyone and this is a normal feeling for exceptional circumstances.

    I would advise everyone to rely only on trusted sources of information.

    There is a lot of fake news circulating on social media and this is causing lots of people unnecessary anxiety.

    Consider which social media accounts are the most sensible to follow.

The latest government health advice is available here.