- Babies and young children under 3 years must not wear face coverings or masks as they can lead to suffocation.
- There is no requirement for any children under 11 years to wear a face mask or covering.
Certain medical conditions exempt people from having to wear a face covering. You can print out a card to show on public transport and shops that you have a medical exemption and this can also be downloaded to your mobile ‘phone.
Further information, including how to make your own face mask is available here
Please remember this important message: children under 11 years are not required to wear face masks and children under 3 should not wear face masks.