Some places to turn for information, help and advice.
NHS Overview – Corona Virus (Covid-19), updated daily.
Government Latest: what you need to do — Government advice on Corona Virus
GELDESTON CORONA VIRUS COMMUNITY RESILIENCE HUB, updated daily.
Facebook page, email (can be up to 48-72 hr response time), WhatsApp and, now, Telephone Helpline and various delivery services (butcher, fruit and vegetables, takeaway, etc).
The Hub was set up on 15 March with support and advice from Jenny Bloomfield, South Norfolk’s Emergency Planning officer.
KIRBY CANE & ELLINGHAM Support Network, 24 March.
SOCIAL DISTANCING ADVICE, updated 23 March.
Volunteers in the village hope to set up a support network like Geldeston and Kirby Cane & Ellingham.
In the meantime, if anyone elderly or vulnerable needs assistance, please call Lesley Porter on 07768-520867. She is happy to help where possible — collecting and delivering shopping and medicines; posting cards and letters to keep people in touch. (24 March)
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(First published, 26 March 2020)