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In line with government advice our reception at Bridgwater House remains closed. You can contact us by calling 0300 303 7800 or by emailing customer.services@sedgemoor.gov.uk

Health


Latest Information and Advice

Nationally, Public Health England are leading on the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. The Public Health England Coronavirus Information website contains all the latest news, information and advice relating to the virus and its symptoms.


Precautions you can take 

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use an alcohol-based hand sanitiser that contains at least 60% alcohol if soap and water are not available. This is particularly important after using public transport.
  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
  • If you feel unwell, stay at home. Do not attend work or school.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in a bin. Catch it, bin it, kill it [933.22KB]
  • Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces in the home and work environment.
  • If you are worried about your symptoms, please call NHS 111. Do not go directly to your GP or other healthcare environment.

Mental Health advice and guidance

Please direct people to the Every Mind Matters page which gives hints and tips on dealing which will help people self-isolating or feeling anxious about the COVID-19 situation: NHS Every Mind Matters

Advice and information on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is available from GOV.UK here: COVID-19: guidance for the public on mental health and wellbeing

Advice for parents and carers on looking after the mental health and wellbeing of children or young people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is available from GOV.UK here: COVID-19: guidance on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing

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