Coronavirus advice and support


If you're a seafarer and you're worried about coronavirus, Sailors' Society is here for you. You can find our resources to help you understand and respond to the virus below - scroll down for contact details for our chaplains if you'd like to speak to us directly.

You can also join our coronavirus seafarer support Facebook group for ongoing advice, support and community.
To visit the page click here.


Download our 'How to cope with coronavirus' podcast here for lots of practical advice for seafarers about how to manage your mental and emotional wellbeing through this crisis. You are more than your fears and anxiety. Please listen and share. Together, we can beat this.

Download our Wellness at Sea relaxation podcast here for some short relaxation exercises.

Download our top ten tips to help you cope with the mental health impact of COVID-19 here

Practical steps you should take, there are some things you and your crewmates can do to help manage your anxiety during these tough times and to support each other through.


Practise food safety

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Health Advice

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Protect yourself and others

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Sailors’ Society chaplains are available to talk over the phone if you are worried about the virus, if your ship has been affected or you’d like any extra support.

Click here for further advice from the World Health Organisation.

Or here for the IMO information