Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice

We understand that our residents and visitors may have concerns about Coronavirus (COVID-19) and we are monitoring the situation.

Our Community – advice and guidance
COVID-19 MUTUAL AID UK EXMOUTH - Phone 07494 462057 (9am-5pm 7 days a week), Email exmouthcovidhelp@gmail.com, Facebook Exmouth Mutual Aid Covid-19
Exmouth Mutual Aid Covid-19

If you’re self-isolating and are in need of help with urgent errands (such as essential food items and collecting prescriptions) you can:

Call the helpline: 07494 462057
Email: exmouthcovidhelp@gmail.com 
Join the Exmouth Mutual Aid Covid-19 Facebook group
Phone calls, emails and Facebook posts will be picked up / responded to 9am to 5pm seven days a week. Outside of those hours leave a message or send an email and they’ll get back to you.

If you’d like to register to volunteer with them, you can fill in an online form.

This is the local branch of the national ‘Covid-19 Mutual Aid UK’ group who are providing expert guidance on how to provide well-coordinated assistance, whilst ensuring (a) safeguarding of vulnerable people, and (b) that volunteer actions don’t contribute to the spread of the virus.

Please note that the group is entirely volunteers and not medical professionals.  For medical advice you should continue to check the NHS website for further announcements.

Local businesses providing collections/deliveries in Exmouth

Exmouth Town Council has pulled together a list of local businesses who are delivering essential supplies, meals and other products or open for non-contact collection.

Please click here for businesses in Budleigh Salterton (list put together by Budleigh Salterton Town Council).

Disclaimer
Every effort is made to ensure that information is accurate and up-to-date. It should be noted, however, that this information is subject to change and we can accept no liability for the accuracy of all the information presented at any given time.  The business list provided is for guidance purposes only and should not be considered as a recommendation.

East Devonwide – advice and guidance
Citizens Advice East Devon

Please click here for information on how to contact Citizens Advice East Devon.

East Devon District Council

Please click here for community contacts in Exmouth.

Please click here for general advice from East Devon District Council.

Please click here for useful links for community Coronavirus efforts.

Devonwide – advice and guidance
Devon and Cornwall Police Covid-19 FAQs

Devon and Cornwall Police have pulled together responses to some of the more commonly asked questions.

Please click here to view the most common FAQs from Devon and Cornwall Police.

Community Support

Devon County Council has launched the COVID-19 Prompt Action Fund to provide flexible resources to organisations working with communities who are disproportionately impacted by Coronavirus and the social and economic consequences of this outbreak. Grants are available for applications of under £500.

Please click here for information on the COVID-19 Prompt Action Fund (grants under £500).

Additional information is available as follows:

Please click here for information on the Coronavirus Community Food Fund, available from East Devon District Council.

Please click here for information regarding support offered by Westbank.
Westbank have been commissioned to provide support and advice to all East Devon’s community Coronavirus efforts including town and parish councils, community groups and other not for profit organisations.

Please click here for information on community and voluntary groups across Devon.

Please click here for information on COVID-19 related scams and how you can protect yourself.

Please click here for information across East Devon via Simon Jupp MP’s website.

Business Support

Please click here for information from the Exmouth Chamber of Commerce, including business support webinars.

Please click here for business support resources from East Devon District Council. 

Please click here for business support resources from Devon County Council.

Please click here for business support resources from Heart of the South West Growth Hub.

Charity Support

Please click here for Government Charity support.

Devon County Council

Please click here for the latest guidance.

Please click here for the latest news update.

Government – advice and guidance

Please click here for the latest Government guidance.

Page updated 22nd June 2020.