Latest government guidance

The shielding programme has now ended in England. This means that people who were previously considered clinically extremely vulnerable (CEV) will not be advised to shield in the future or follow specific national guidance.

You can find out more on GOV.UK

COVID-19: guidance for people whose immune system means they are at higher risk – Guidance for people aged 12 and over whose immune system means they are at higher risk of serious illness if they become infected with coronavirus (COVID-19).

NHS services

Please remember that the NHS is open, and we urge you to continue to access all the NHS services that you need. It is safer for you to use the NHS than to try to manage alone.

If you are concerned about the impact of COVID-19 on your health, speak to your GP, hospital clinician or use NHS111.

NHS Coronavirus advice

People at higher risk from Coronavirus – NHS advice for people at higher risk from coronavirus, including older people, people with health conditions and pregnant women.

Talking Cafes

Talking Cafes are a great support if you are looking for help and advice on important services such as caring for another, housing, health, finance, adult social care, children’s services, feelings of loneliness and isolation – anything that is worrying you.

Pop along to one of the Talking Café events or tune in on Facebook for a weekly live session.

You can find out more on the Somerset Village and Community Agents website

Last reviewed: March 28, 2023 by Adam

Next review due: September 28, 2023

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