CORONA VIRUS – ** Community Response **

CORONA VIRUS

CONSTABLE BURTON COMMUNITY RESPONSE

INTRODUCTION

  1. This letter is in response to the corona virus pandemic. The information it contains is advice as to how best we as a community may look after ourselves and our welfare.
  1. We are entering an extremely difficult and unpredictable moment in our lives. The advice we are getting from Government is to:
    1. Self-isolate where possible and to reduce social contact.
    2. In the event of developing the symptoms (persistent cough, high temperature) self-isolate for 14 days
    3. Practise good hygiene particularly with respect to the washing of hands.

COMMUNITY CARE

  1. Look After Your Neighbour.
    1. Self-isolation does not mean you cannot speak to your neighbour. Indeed, you should make sure that they are not in need and if they are offer assistance or call for help. It may be something as simple as collecting groceries, medication etc or it may be something more serious where medical help is required.
    2. However, DO LOOK AFTER YOURSELF!
      1. Keep your distance.
      2. Knock on a door and stand back.
      3. Cover your nose and mouth.
    1. Do not let anyone in our community feel lonely and abandoned.
  1. Volunteer Helpers.
    1. Attached is a list of volunteer helpers and their telephone numbers.
    2. Additional volunteers are needed particularly from the younger generation. If you wish to be added to the list, please notify Hilly Dobson.
    3. A volunteer will not be expected to be available 24/7 or to act alone. Being able to drive would be a benefit but do not let the lack of this stop you from volunteering.
  1. Community Coordinator. As Parish Councillor Hilly Dobson is acting as our response coordinator. She can be contacted on mobile number 07942864354.
  1. Call for Help.
    1. If you need assistance or just to chat during this period call anyone of the telephone numbers on the attached list.
      1. Give your name and address.
      2. Give the reason for the call.
    1. Signal for Help. If for any reason you cannot contact anyone hang a LARGE CLOTH from a window or at your front door. Anyone seeing this may offer assistance directly or call for help.
  1. Have to Hand. It may be useful to keep the following to hand on one piece of paper:
    1. Your name.
    2. Your age.
    3. Name of your doctor and telephone number.
    4. Name of any medical condition you may have.
    5. Names of any prescription medicines you take and the dosage.

CONCLUSION

  1. We may or may not be at this stage yet, but the situation is developing extremely quickly, and we must be prepared. If anyone has any additional ideas as to how we can look after ourselves, please make it known to Hilly Dobson.
  1. Above all if you need help CALL – we are all in this together.

Hilly Dobson March 2020

Parish Councillor &

Response Coordinator

Mobile: 07942864354

Attached:

List of Volunteers and Telephone Numbers

Attachment to Corona Virus

Constable Burton Community Response

CONSTABLE BURTON

LIST OF VONTEERS AND TELEPHONE NUMBERS

FOR THE PERIOD OF THE CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC

Contact Phone NumberCar
1. Hilly Dobson07942 864 354Yes
2. George Tomlin07773 031 874Yes
3. Jean Knights01677 450904yes
4. Jane and Tim Ashe01677 450 142yes
07743 507 659
5. Mike and Sheila Philipson01677 450 348Yes
6. Geoff and Mandy Lane07921 515 873Yes
7. Jason Dixson07976 883 141Yes
8. Carole Dixson07791 549 432Yes
9. Emma Mills01677 451 860Yes
10. Cathy Ayres07795 180 843Yes
11. Laura Ferguson07969 544 112Yes
12. Jack Warner01677 450 621Yes
07496 248 443
13. Tanya Tait07760 147 351Yes
14. Natalie Johnson07908 836 573Yes
15. Jenni Shaw07931 312 964Yes

Names will be added to this list as volunteers come forward. [ current list version = 3 ]

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