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Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Support and guidance from Mendip District Council during Coronavirus.

The government has announced that the measures put in place under plan B in England will be lifted. You should continue to follow safer behaviours to protect yourself and others:

  • Get vaccinated and get your booster dose
  • Wear a face covering in most indoor public places and on public transport
  • Let fresh air in if you meet indoors. Meeting outdoors is safer
  • Get tested and self-isolate if required

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.