Sunday, 15 March 2020

*** Village Bulletin Update *** Event Cancellations ***

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) - Special Newsletter

Due to the current situation and high risk of cross infection we have decided to cancel the events that we would normally hold in the Village Hall .

The following events have been postponed –


DateEvent
March 22ndCommunity CaféPostponed
March 24thVillage Road Safety MeetingPostponed
March 28thYouth Club Fundraiser QuizPostponed
April 2nd History Group Postponed
April 26th Community CaféPostponed


Please note the Plant Sale in Aid of St Margaret's Church will still take place on Saturday 2nd May. The sale will run from 1pm to 5pm at St Margaret's Church and tea & coffee available.

Village Community network

Whilst the virus remains active and people may choose to self -isolate we would like volunteers who might be available to help anyone in the village who is vulnerable or in need of support.

The type of support we think people might need is;
    • Shopping
    • Collecting prescriptions
    • Cooking a hot meal
    • Phone call checks to make sure there is contact with the outside world. 


    • If you would like to be on the list of volunteers OR If you feel you are vulnerable and need support please contact Denise or Philip on:








Coronovirus or COVID -19 as it is also known is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways.



Signs and Symptoms

  • A high temperature (above 99.5f or 37.5c)
  • A NEW continuous cough that isn’t going away.



What to do:
 

DO NOT go to a GP Surgery , pharmacy or hospital

If you are self- isolating you do not need to call 111 to tell them.



Tips for staying at home

  • Try to keep at least 2 metres (3 steps) from other people in your home, particularly older people or those with long term health conditions.
  • Ask friends and family and delivery services to deliver things like food , shopping, and medicines – but avoid contact with them.
  • Sleep alone if possible
  • Regularly wash your hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds
  • Try to stay away from older people and those with long -term conditions
  • Drink plenty of water and take everyday painkillers, such as paracetamol and ibuprofen, to help with your symptoms.



What NOT TO DO

  • Do not have Visitors (ask for shopping and deliveries to be kept outside )
  • Do not leave the house , for example to go for a walk, to school or public places



If you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home 
 

Or 
 

Your condition gets worse

Or 
 

Your symptoms do not get better after 7 days



NHS telephone number -111 



Government Covid-19 Stay At Home Advice 




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