Lectern sign carrying the message 'Stay At Home. Protect the NHS. Save Lives'

2020 in United Kingdom

Lectern sign carrying the message "STAY HOME PROTECT THE NHS SAVE LIVES" with a yellow background and thick red diagonal lines as used in the televised pressing conferences from 10 Downing Street, London, from April 2020 - May 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic

Public health messaging has been central to the UK’s strategic response to the COVID-19 pandemic and underpinning the more complex range of messages aimed at different audiences have been a series of simple, baseline slogans. The most high profile stage for such messaging have been at the daily UK government press conferences held at 10 Downing Street where this lectern sign was used. It's message "Stay At Home. Protect the NHS, Save Lives", is perhaps the best known of those used in the campaign. This design, with thick red lines and a yellow background was similar to warning signs, highlighting the seriousness of the situation.


Public Health & Hygiene
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foam board, vinyl decal and velcro
overall: 170 mm x 600 mm x 10 mm,