Attention all hands!
I’m sure everyone seen the news by now and the government advice to avoid all unessential travel and social interaction outdoors.
We can’t tell anyone what to do (we’re not real Admirals, nor are we your mum!), however, in light of the recent advice coming from the Prime Minister – supported by all nations of the UK – the Director of Administration’s official advice is to listen to the warnings, follow the guidelines coming out of the Government and restrict your movement and social contact to the essential if you can.
For this reason units and departments across SFC have already began suspending any operations in the real and aim to keep in touch through Facebook and other contact methods online. Please refer to your CO, Executive Officer or even our Interim Director of Admin if you have any questions or concerns.
This is going to be a trying few weeks (or months!). Please remember that SFC’s senior staff are always here if you need us, and our online functions will always welcome an escape from the reality outdoors.
We’ve been made aware that several of our members, as well as friends and family, have already been placed in voluntary (and advised) isolation due to symptoms of COVID-19 emerging. For those who are in isolation, please feel free to check either members of SFC who can help bring supplies if they’re near, or check out local groups on Facebook or apps such as NextDoor for those offering to help out in this trying time.
For the most up to date information on COVID-19 and government guidelines, please visit Gov.UK’s Coronavirus page.
Please stay safe, be sensible.
VADM James Tyler
Director of Fleet Communications
& Interim Director of Fleet Administration