For anyone living in Cleethorpes here is a selection of useful information we’ve found.  News and information is changing rapidly so please make sure you continue to follow the news and online updates. Stay safe. Stay home.

Covid-19 information for residents

The Government information page should be your first read:
www.gov.uk/coronavirus

You can subscribe to a daily email update from Gov.uk to find out all the official news

NELC has a general local information page with plenty of information about how services are affected and what you need to know.

The NHS page on coronavirus is here. Make sure you’ve read it.

Individuals or organisations needing volunteer support can now start requesting this via the NHS referral process that is now in place. Referrals need to be made by a NHS or GOV representative.
The form is here and the guidance is here.

Useful numbers and advice
·       Support for those isolating without anyone to support them and pick-up supplies, call (01472) 313131.

·       Health. If you are struggling to manage your symptoms, call 111. If you are in urgent need of medical assistance, call 999.

·       Domestic Abuse (women and men). NEL Women’s Aid (01472) 575757, https://www.womensaidnel.org/. Men’s Helpline 0808 8010327.

·       Wellbeing. If you’re struggling with your mental health, call (01472) 256256.

·       Citizens Advice, call 03444 111444.

·       Carers’ Support Service (support for informal carers). Visit https://www.carerssupportcentre.com/nel/ or call (01472) 242277.

·       HEY Credit Union has come up with a handy financial wellbeing guide to help people in the current crisis. For more information, visit https://www.hullandeycu.co.uk/news.php?article=16-Financial+Wellbeing+Guide#.Xqb9BWhKi70

Guidance on Social distancing.

Blue Lights Brigade is helping out around the community and using volunteers. You could volunteer.

If you are volunteering or simply helping a neighbour then here’s a guide to helping safely.

If you’re using your car whilst volunteering to help then you don’t need to inform your insurer
read the press release here and the guidance here.

A list of NEL Pharmacies that can deliver is being kept updated by HealthWatch NEL.

Community Policing: An update from Inspector Stephenson about community policing during the crisis. Read it here.

Local support groups coming online all the time:

Croft Baker Covid-19 mutual aid
Grimsby and Cleethorpes Covid-19 mutual aid
Coronavirus Community Support Grimsby & Clee

Check out the nationwide list at MutualAid UK

 

If you run a local voluntary or community organisation, charity or social enterprise then we’ve got a separate page of information here. If you want to talk to someone at Big Local please use our contact page here.

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