COVID-19 - COMMUNITY UPDATE

This page has been set up to provide useful information to our residents during the COVID-19 outbreak

 

PLEASE NOTE THE PARISH OFFICE AND THE MEMORIAL HALL ARE NOW CLOSED TO VISITORS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

To contact the Parish Council please email the office on office@bovingdonparishcouncil.gov.uk or call us on (01442) 833036. 

 

 VILLAGE WARDEN SERVICES

 The Sunnyside Rural Trust, who carry out the Village Warden services contract, are continuing to carry out essential works whilst maintaining the government guidelines with regards to social distancing etc.  However, please be advised that they are unable to carry out all of the work they would under normal circumstances.

Thank you for your continued support and understanding.

 

The following High Street businesses are offering these additional services:

Bovingdon Village Stores  Tel: 07956 871322

Free delivery in the village of food or other essentials for any elderly person concerned about the virus or for anyone who does not wish to leave their home at this time. Please contact Kalai.

Co-Op   Tel: (01442) 833273

Free home deliveries. Cash can be paid at the door.

Manor Pharmacy   Tel: (01442) 832127 

Home deliveries of medications for the over 70s on Monday and Friday am

Meat Hook   Tel: 07796 690287

Free delivery service in the local area for elderly customers or those customers who are self isolating. Please ring or text Guy for more information.

R A Fyfe   Tel: (01442) 833492

Free home deliveries. Please contact directly for more information. 

 

Bovingdon Community Library

The community library is closed until further notice. Our next update will be Wednesday. 

Books can be returned through the letter box to the right of the front doors. No items will be due back during this period, all loans will be extended.

Doctors Surgeries

Longmeadow Surgery

Repeat prescription requests can either be ordered by sending an email to napsurgeryrepeats@nhs.net, via the website or via Manor Pharmacy. If you need medical assistance, please call the surgery. Please DO NOT attend the surgery.

Archway Surgery

Repeat prescription requests can either be ordered via the website, if you have registered online, via email to archwaysurgery@nhs.net or by calling 01442 832903. If you need medical assistance, please call the surgery on 01442 833380. Please DO NOT attend the surgery.

Herts Help

Herts Help have been set up to co-ordinate the help being offered by volunteers across Hertfordshire. Please call them to request help either for yourself or on behalf of a Hertfordshire resident on 0300 123 4044 or email info@hertshelp.net. You can also visit their website for more information at www.hertshelp.net

Community Action Dacorum

Community Action Dacorum are co-ordinating support locally, which is then feeding into Herts Help. To contact them please call 01442 212888.

Team Herts Volunteering

For those wishing to volunteer their help, please visit the Team Herts website at www.thvolunteering.org.uk or call 01462 689409. 

 

Where to go for advice

If you are self-isolating and you need emotional support or practical help, please find below details of where you can go for help:

 

Medical and Health Advice and Information

www.nhs.uk/coronavirus

Information about Local Council Services

www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/coronavirus

If you are experiencing domestic abuse or are worried about someone else who might be

www.hertssunflower.org

Hertfordshire Domestic Abuse Helpline 08 088 088 088 (freephone Mon to Fri 9am - 9pm and Sat to Sun 9am - 4pm)

If you are in immediate danger always dial 999

Financial Advice

Money Advice Unit: www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/benefits

Hertfordshire Citizens Advice Service: 03444 111 444 - www.hcas.org.uk

National Debtline: 0808 808 4000 - www.nationaldebtline.org 

Advice on Avoiding Scams

Sign up for scam alerts from trading standards at www.hertfordshire.gov.uk/updateme

Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline: 0808 223 1133

Mental Health Advice and Support

Herts Mind Network: www.hertsmindnetwork.org - 020 3727 3600, 0300 777 0707 (8am to 7pm), Nightline 01923 256391

 

 


Keeping Hertfordshire's Residents Active and Healthy

Please click on this link for information from Herts Sports Partnership regarding free programmes aimed at keeping us all healthy.