The government has removed domestic restrictions, but still suggest the following to reduce the risk of catching and spreading COVID-19:
- Get vaccinated.
- Let fresh air in if you meet indoors, or meet outside.
- Consider wearing a face covering in crowded, enclosed spaces.
NHS have published 11 tips to cope with anxiety about getting “back to normal”.
The BBC continue to update a helpful summary of COVID-19 guidance and measures.
The government’s Living with COVID-19 plan is underpinned by vaccines and says it aims to protect people most vulnerable to COVID-19 and to maintain resilience.
Communities in the Wiveliscombe and 10 Parishes area have done a great job in helping people stay safe. Please continue to look after yourselves and others too.
Government: Coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance and support, including staying safe, testing and staying at home, international travel, long COVID, work, self-employment and business support.
Somerset Coronavirus Support Helpline – closed on 31 March 2022.
Somerset NHS – Covid-19 vaccinations in Somerset
NHS advice about Coronavirus (COVID-19), including symptoms, testing, vaccination, self-care and treatments, people at higher risk, how to avoid catching and spreading COVID-19, and long-term effects.
Mindline Somerset – Coronavirus emotional support helpline available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from Mind in Somerset on 01823 276 892
Somerset West and Taunton Council advice online advice and support: www.somersetwestandtaunton.gov.uk/coronavirus
Somerset Waste Partnership on disposing of waste for anyone with symptoms of coronavirus: www.somersetwaste.gov.uk/coronavirus
Somerset County Council: Latest Coronavirus updates
Somerset County Council services affected by the Coronavirus: www.somerset.gov.uk/covid-19-our-affected-services
BBC website is good for answering questions and providing the latest news: www.bbc.co.uk/news/explainers
UPDATED 2 April 2022
I will continue to update this list with important and reliable sources of advice. Please contact me if you need any additional help and I will do my best to assist.