Important information about the current health crisis and how it affects our community.

Dear Friends,

We wanted to get in touch to offer local residents information on latest developments around Covid-19 (Coronovirus) and provide contacts for further advice and guidance.

Glasgow City Council is providing updates here: https://www.glasgow.gov.uk/coronavirus

Scottish Government’s regularly updated guidance is here: https://www.gov.scot/coronavirus-covid-19/

Public health advice can be found at: Coronavirus (COVID-19) on NHS Inform.

A free helpline has been set up for people who do not have symptoms but are looking for general advice: 0800 028 2816

Businesses across Scotland can find advice and guidance on COVID-19 here: https://www.gov.scot/news/covid-19-helpline-for-scottish-businesses/

There’s also friendly, helpful community support and advice offered by the NextDoor blog here: https://blog.nextdoor.co.uk/2020/03/13/how-can-you-use-nextdoor-to-help-your-neighbours-in-a-time-of-need/

In particular, if you’re able to lend a hand to neighbours who are social distancing or self isolating, this simple idea from Becky Vass in Cornwall is proving popular: 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cornwall-51880695

In light of the circumstances, we’ve taken guidance from our colleagues at the Council and will postpone our forthcoming monthly public meeting on Thursday 19th March.

That said, we remain available to contact as usual at kelvindalecc@gmail.com and through our Facebook page.  And remember, you can find lots of information and contacts for local services on the website www.kelvindale.org

During the coming weeks/months our locally elected councillors and other ancillary services will be very busy – so please support them however you can.

From all of us at Kelvindale Community Council, our very best.

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