Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Support and guidance from Mendip District Council during Coronavirus.

The current national restriction rules are still in place until 2 December 2020 and must be followed until they expire.

23 to 27 December 2020

You can make a Christmas bubble with friends and family

2 December 2020

Follow the rules for your tier in England

23 November 2020 

Government releases Winter Plan for managing coronavirus

5 November 2020

National restrictions apply to England:

  • you cannot meet socially with anyone indoors unless they're in your support bubble
  • there are changes to how many people you can meet outside
  • you must not travel in the UK or overseas, unless for a specific reason, like education, work or a caring responsibility

Remember - 'Hands. Face. Space.':

  • hands - wash your hands regularly and for 20 seconds
  • face - wear a face covering in indoor settings where social distancing may be difficult, and where you will come into contact with people you do not normally meet
  • space - stay 2 metres apart from people you do not live with where possible, or 1 metre with extra precautions in place (such as wearing face coverings or increasing ventilation indoors)
Information and Guidance for Mendip residents.
Information and Guidance for Mendip businesses and employers.
Information and Guidance for Parishes and Community Groups
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.
Anyone in Somerset can also use the Somerset Coronavirus Support Helpline number: 0300 790 6275
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.
Information about how services have been affected by Coronavirus (COVID-19).
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.