COVID-19: Information and Guidance for Residents

Information and Guidance for Mendip residents.

Coronavirus restrictions remain in place across the country:

From 12 April:

  • Non-essential retail, personal care and outdoor hospitality reopen
  • Rule of 6 or two households outdoors
  • Domestic overnight stays for households permitted
  • Social distancing rules remain in place 
  • Work from home if you can, and minimise travel

Shielding ends on 31 March.

Find out the rules on what you can and cannot do

Get the latest NHS information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) and the vaccination information.
Advice for people at higher risk from Coronavirus.
In some circumstances, if you are required by law to self-isolate from the 28th of September you may be supported by a payment of £500.
Council tax, benefits, rent and other financial help available.
Information for people in hostels, temporary accommodation or who are sleeping rough.
On 23 March the government stepped up measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus and save lives.
The following guidance outlines what you may experience when you start to visit High Streets and some of the changes you might need to make to your normal shopping habits.
The government has brought forward a package of measures to protect renters affected by coronavirus (COVID-19). For those privately renting (and those in social housing accommodation), this means they will not be forced out of their home. There is specific guidance on this as well as more general advice on landlords and tenants rights and responsibilities during the COVID-19 outbreak.
An image relating to COVID-19: Citizens Advice Mendip
Citizens Advice give people the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward - whoever they are, and whatever their problem.
An image relating to COVID-19: Spark Somerset
Spark Somerset have information, guidance and resources to continue to provide practical support to the voluntary sector in Somerset.
An image relating to COVID-19: Mindline, Mind in Somerset
Mindline emotional support helpline now available 7 evenings a week.
An image relating to COVID-19: Every Mind Matters
Mental Wellbeing while staying at home staying at home because of coronavirus (COVID-19).