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Coronavirus

Covid-19 Support and Advice (Updated 22 August 2020)

Stay at home

Covid-19 Rules - Wash Hands, Cover Face, Make Space

Follow latest Government Guidelines.

You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms.

Local Support

We have a support group for residents in Christian Malford offering support to anyone who needs it.  If you are self-isolating and need some support with anything such as collecting groceries and prescriptions, etc please contact:

James Forbes (Deputy Chairman of DVLS) on 07308 205646

If you require Medical Assistance – please call the NHS on 111 or to check if you have Covid-19 Symptoms – NHS Online.

Wiltshire Council – for advice on Local Services, such as Recycling Collections, etc.

Wiltshire Wellbeing Hub – a dedicated hub to support the most vulnerable residents during the ongoing COVID-19 situation and is available to anyone who is struggling during this difficult time, such as people who are shielding or self-isolating and don’t have a support network around them or know where to get help.  People can get in touch with the hub via email at wellbeinghub@wiltshire.gov.uk or by calling 0300 003 4576.  It’s available from 8am-8pm Monday-Friday and 10am-4pm Saturday and Sunday.

The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust – During the current lockdown we would like to notify you of the services still available through The Wiltshire Bobby Van Trust to those over 60 or 18+ with a registered disability. They have a Team of Home Security Operators securing the homes of victims of house crime and domestic abuse.  Their office team are on hand to give telephone support and advice on a range of home security issues, including improving cyber security awareness, cyber and scam prevention advice and signposting to future advice and resources. Please call 01380 861155 and leave a message, your call will be returned within a few hours during working hours.  Their operators are also delivering Personal Protective Equipment for Wiltshire Police across the County.

Citizens Advice Bureau – for help with paying bills, emails scams, family matters, etc.

Links to Accurate Sources of Information

Government Advice on Coronavirus on their website with a link to Public Health England.  Sign up to the fre Gov Covid19 Updates WhatsApp Group – simply add 07860 064422 in your phone contacts and then message the word ‘hi’ in a WhatsApp message to get started .  They also have a page dedicated to What You Need To Do.

Guidance for employees, employers and businesses.

Travel West for information about local bus, rail and coach services

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