COVID-19 Update

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The number of volunteers to help those in need during the crisis has far exceeded the number of requests received. Almost 130 asked to be registered but very few have been called upon. This shows what a great community spirit exists as we are aware of many who are keeping a friendly eye on their neighbours and doing shopping etc.

Most demand has been for prescription collection and anyone requiring this should email our dedicated address of

Overall the national body to set up to deal with all forms of disasters is providing all members with regular advice. This is passed down to us via Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC).

The Key messages / activities so far

  1. The Government main advice is for all of us to keep washing our hands.
  2. People can keep up to date with the situation as it changes by using the NHS website at the link shown in the top right box as well as the Government website at:
  3. Useful information can also be found on the Public Health Matters Blog produced by Public Health England: