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NHS Test and Trace is a key part of the country’s ongoing COVID-19 response. If we can rapidly detect people who have recently come into close contact with a new COVID-19 case, we can take swift action to minimise transmission of the virus. This is important to help avoid further restrictions to our economy and daily life.
Venues in hospitality, the tourism and leisure industry, close contact services and local authority facilities must:
Hospitality venues must also refuse entry to those who refuse to participate. Failure to do any of these requirements will result in fixed penalty fines.
Full guidance on these regulations can be found through this link: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/maintaining-records-of-staff-customers-and-visitors-to-support-nhs-test-and-trace#displaying-an-official-nhs-qr-poster
If you run or organize one of the venues above, you must register for an official NHS QR code and display the official NHS QR poster from 24 September 2020.
Source: Public Health, Health Checks Team, Shropshire Council