Certain venues must display an official NHS ‘Test and Trace’ QR code poster
Certain venues must by law display an official NHS ‘Test and Trace’ QR code poster.
The types of venue that must display the poster are:
- Hospitality (such as pubs, bars, cafés and restaurants)
- Close contact services (including hairdressers, barbers, beauticians, tattooists, sports and massage therapists, dress fitters, tailors and fashion designers)
- Leisure and tourism
- Community centres, youth centres and village halls
The full list of businesses required to follow these rules is available at www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2020/1005/schedule/part/1/made and www.legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2020/1005/schedule/part/2/made.
The NHS is keen that any venue used by the public, even they do not have a legal duty to do so, display the Test and Trace’ QR code poster to help improve public safety.
The posters should be visible at all entry points so visitors who have downloaded the NHS app can use their smartphones to check-in. You should also continue to offer a way of people recording their Test and Trace details on paper if they do not have a smartphone.
The new app will allow NHS Test and Trace to contact other visitors with public health advice, should a recent visitor to your premises test positive for COVID-19.
If you already use a QR code system to check people in to your venue, you must instead use the official NHS Test and Trace QR code system.
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