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Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Support and guidance from Mendip District Council during Coronavirus.

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government's objective has been to protect lives and livelihoods across the United Kingdom. This remains the Government's priority as the UK eases restrictions.

GOV.UK: COVID-19 Response: Summer 2021

Coronavirus remains a serious health risk. You should stay cautious to help protect yourself and others.

  • Meet outside, or open windows and doors for indoor visitors
  • If you think you have symptoms stay at home and take a PCR test
  • Wear face coverings in crowded places and on public transport
  • Check in to venues when you go out
  • Wash your hands with soap regularly, and for at least 20 seconds
  • Get vaccinated

Find out how to stay safe and help prevent the spread

COVID-19: Events in Mendip

Whether you are planning a street party, a village fate or music festival for thousands of visitors, if you are the organiser you must plan for and manage safety at your event and that includes being Covid-secure at the present time. Please see guidance below.

Spark a Change

Spark Somerset have information, guidance and resources to continue to provide practical support to the voluntary sector in Somerset.

Somerset Covid-19 Active Travel Map

Identify locations in your community that may need temporary adjustments to help ensure that people can get about safely during the Covid-19 crisis. Please tell us where these changes are working well and where we need to improve.

Somerset Coronavirus Support Helpline

Anyone in Somerset can also use the Somerset Coronavirus Support Helpline number: 0300 790 6275

Request Coronavirus Support

Anyone in Mendip who needs help during this difficult period of time can request help. Mendip District Council will help or can put people in touch with their local networks and/or voluntary groups.

COVID-19: Scams

Local Authorities are reporting that scammers are pretending to be health officials or offering help to collect food or medicines which are preying on people during these uncertain times.