Printable tools launched for those exempt from wearing face coverings

A new toolkit is now available for those who, for reasons regarding health or disability, are unable to wear face coverings.

The kit, which has also been translated into 11 different languages, contains posters, imagery and animations for social media, badges and cards for mobile phone display or for printing, all carrying a message that the individual is exempt from wearing face coverings. It can be downloaded for free at

Other items promoting messaging to promote drive-through testing and self-isolation, also available in 11 languages, can be downloaded from, while posters promoting ‘cough’ and ‘loss of taste’ symptoms are available at, and a kit promoting the use of face coverings on public transport and safe distancing for young people is at