The community of Shepton Mallet has come together to support those who are facing difficulties due to the current Coronavirus emergency.

Shepton Mallet Coronavirus Network is managed by Shepton Mallet Town Council. We are hosting a coronavirus freephone number 0800 061 4089 (8am – 10pm every day) to redirect calls to the appropriate sources of help throughout the coronavirus emergency. Email: contact@helpshepton.info

You will find many sources of help for Shepton Mallet and coronavirus here, from advice from government agencies and the NHS to on the ground help from local volunteers. We will be updating this website regularly. Please refresh these pages on your browser to ensure you are displaying all our new and up to date content.

While every attempt has been made to check the accuracy of the information provided and linked to throughout this website, please be aware that we do not monitor the content of third-party websites and do not accept responsibility for any third-party website.

As lockdown eases, many businesses are now reopening and advice by HM Government is changing.  However much of the help, advice and contacts on these web pages remains relevant and support is still available from the NHS, local and national government bodies, charities and many other active organisations listed on these web pages.  If you identify inaccuracies on HelpShepton.info please click here and inform us.

Coronavirus Covid-19 Information & Advice

See this page for information and advice about the symptoms of Covid-19, staying at home and social distancing.

For general Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information visit this Facebook Page

Local support for Shepton Mallet & local villages

See this page for local organisations that can offer support – whether it be a hot meal, spiritual reflection or a friendly conversation.

For non-urgent supplies, please consider using local businesses offering delivery services – details here

If you suspect you have contracted coronavirus (Covid-19)

DO NOT go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Call 111 if you need to speak to someone.

If you have any concerns that you may have coronavirus or may have come into contact with someone who has, the NHS 111 online service has created coronavirus pages that tell patients what they should do based on their particular circumstances.  This information can be accessed here

Check online at gov.uk and at nhs.uk for advice on your travel and contact history and the latest COVID-19 information before attending your local GP surgery.

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There are many varied and relevant resources on this website:

The Shepton Mallet Community working together

…and many more of our businesses, charities, clubs, schools, churches, and community organisations.