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Whether you’re starting to head out more as lockdowns ease or you’re still only making essential journeys, it’s important to protect yourself as you come into contact with other people.
As well as washing your hands, using face masks and following physical distancing guidelines, another step you can take is to keep your immune system as strong as possible.
You can strengthen your body’s natural defences by:
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Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary. -- Fred Rogers
If you're still not able to visit a gym, do team sports or other forms of exercise, it’s more important than ever to look after your health by staying in shape.
Regular exercise can reduce your risk of a number of health conditions, including depression, as outlined in this graphic by Public Health England.