Information on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Support and guidance from Mendip District Council during Coronavirus.

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

Information and Guidance for Mendip residents.
Information and Guidance for Mendip businesses and employers.
Information and Guidance for Parishes and Community Groups
Spark Somerset have information, guidance and resources to continue to provide practical support to the voluntary sector in Somerset.
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.