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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
There are many varied and relevant resources on this website:
- specialist and confidential help if you or someone you know is a victim of domestic abuse
- local sources of help, advice and support
- national sources of help advice and support
- activities for children in lockdown and home schooling resources for children of all ages
- confidential sources of help and support for children and young adults
- advice on how to avoid criminal scams
- sources of pet supplies and veterinary and other related services