Coronavirus: Community Support
Click on the image to access GOV.UK and the Roadmap out of Lockdown
Welcome to our parish website's Coronavirus - Coldridge Community Support page - a 'one stop shop' aimed at signposting relevant local and national on-line resources and news, with the aim of helping residents of Coldridge navigate their way through the current emergency.
As information and guidance is subject to change at short notice, links are used to refer you to official sources of guidance or news announcements.
Posted IK, 21st March 2020; updated 26th March; 5th, 27th November; 1st April
Coldridge Community Support SPOC Helpline - 07731 894819
Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Key On-Line Resources
This section provides links to key on-line resources and trusted sources within the UK which are providing Government & Health guidance, advice or providing notification of local providers/service impacts arising from the developing Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic:-
Central Government & Health Services Resources
UK Central Government: GOV.UK - Coronavirus (COVID-19) Entry Page - what you need to do
Public Health England: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance
GOV.UK: Daily Update - The official UK Government website for data and insights on Coronavirus (COVID-19) <<< Rolling Daily Update
GOV.UK: Slides and datasets to accompany daily Government coronavirus press conference <<< Rolling Update
GOV.UK: Guidance on shielding and protecting people who are clinically extremely vulnerable from COVID-19 <<< Last Update 1st April 2021
GOV.UK: Travel advice: coronavirus (COVID-19) <<< UPDATED 26th March 2021
GOV.UK: Travel Abroad - Step by Step <<<Overview and Process map
GOV.UK: Coronavirus (COVID-19) - travel corridors & quarantine rules <<< UPDATED 11th February 2021
GOV.UK: Coronavirus (COVID-19): getting tested <<< UPDATED 8th April 2021
GOV.UK: Education, universities and childcare <<< UPDATED 8th March 2021
Supplementary GOV.UK & NHS Information
Public Health England - Keeping 'Active at Home' booklet
Guidance for Positive Mental Wellbeing
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Guidance ENGLAND - How to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) <<<Updated 31st March 2021
Guidance to make travel safer: Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer travel guidance for passengers <<< Last UPDATED 8th April 2021
NHS advice on staying at home: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-advice/
Requesting an Isolation Note: https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note
Information from/on Local Services
Local Authority MDDC: Mid-Devon District Council Coronavirus (COVID-19): Council Service Update
Local Authority MDDC - Business: Coronavirus information for businesses, employers and employees
Local Authority Devon County Council: Coronavirus advice in Devon
Devon Communities Together: Helping Devon communities help themselves
Devon County Council - Devon Local Outbreak Management Plan, July 2020
GP Services (Bow/North Tawton): Bow and North Tawton Medical Practice
GP Services (Chumleigh/Winkleigh): Wallingbrook Health Group
Devon & Cornwall Police: Coronavirus Pandemic Response Page (incl. FAQs)
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Business and Working Support Contacts
Businesses: Working safely during coronavirus <<< UPDATED 8th April 2021
> Business Support Pages: Coronavirus (COVID-19) support available to businesses
HMRC Coronavirus Helpline: 0800 015 9559
HMRC Self-Assessment Payment Helpline: 0300 200 3822
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This list will be extended and/or amended in line with future developments.
Created 21st March 2020; Updated 26th March, 2nd, 17th, 18th April; 1st, 11th May, 17th July; 1st August; 14th October; 1th, 4th, 5th, 7th, 22nd November; 2nd, 5th, 19th December 2020;
2021: Updated 4th, 15th, 31st January; 12th February; 8th, 20th March; 1st, 8th April
CORONAVIRUS - RELATED NEWS
GOV.UK - COVID-19 restrictions: what you can and cannot do from 12th April
Many of the rules concerning what you can and cannot do in England as we progress along the Government's 'Roadmap to Unlocking' will change on 12 April 2021 - click here to access the full list of do's and don'ts on GOV.UK.
Posted 12th April
'Connect Me' - Rapid coronavirus tests now available across Devon, confidential advice and support via ChatHealth and Exeter Chiefs' Ollie Devoto helps bring a smile to young carers
Published 04:57pm 09-04-21
Click here to access the latest news and information regarding COVID-19 in Devon plus a reminder of the upcoming easing of restrictions from 12th April.
Posted 11th April
GOV.UK - Further easing of Covid restrictions confirmed for England from 12 April
During Monday evening's Government COVID-19 briefing, the Prime Minister confirmed that the next stage of COVID restriction unlocking will go ahead (as planned) on Monday 12th April.
Click on the GOV.UK link above to follow a summary of yesterday's announcement and access the roadmap step details here.
Posted 6th April
GOV.UK - Twice weekly rapid testing to be available to everyone in England from 9th April
The Government has announced that everyone in England will be able to access free, regular, rapid coronavirus testing from 9 April - extending access across the population. The lateral flow test kits, which can provide test results in around 30 minutes without the need of a laboratory, will be available for free at COVID-19 testing sites, pharmacies and through the post.
Further information on how to order test kits for postage will be added in due course.
Posted 5th April
'Connect Me' - A plea to respect each other, getting help if you need it over Easter and a thank you to those who care
Published 04:00pm 01-04-21
This week's edition of Connect Me shines a light on the upcoming Easter weekend, reminding us to remember where we are on the unlocking roadmap and to be respectful to those around us during what would (in other circumstances) typically be the first major holiday weekend of the year.
There's also advice and reminders about local services available (i.e. accessing NHS services & testing over the Easter period) and links to special under 18s holiday-time activities being planned across the county.
Posted 2nd April
Prior Month's Posts now moved to 'The Archives'
All of the articles posted during 2020 and upto March 2021 are now available on a new page - Coronavirus Community News - The Archives.
This change is intended to simplify structure (and length!) of the main Community Support Page.
Posted 1st June 2020; Updated 1st July; 1st August; 3rd September; 10th, 23rd October; 4th December; 1st January 2021; 5th February; 5th March; 6th April
Page opened to navigation 21st March 2020