Coronavirus Support Information

Local information about support for those who cannot leave their homes.


Download the latest Uttlesford Frontline Factsheet here for support available for those who cannot leave their homes  (to get latest factsheet go to https://www.uttlesfordfrontline.org.uk/ and in circular logon box in middle of page type in virus and your postcode and then press search)


Supporting each other during the period of COVID-19 restrictions
 

We have a team of church members who are ready to help by
 •    Collecting essential shopping and medical supplies
 •    Providing a regular friendly chat by phone
 If you are self-isolating and would like some support or, if you would like to be part of the team who can help, please contact the Parish Office by telephone 01799 506 024 or email office@stmaryssaffronwalden.org

The Church of England has opened a free telephone line for the lonely and vulnerable where they can listen to messages of hope and select whether they want to hear hymns, a service, prayers or reflections as well as advice on Covid-19.Callers will hear a special greeting from the Archbishop of Canterbury. Please do pass this on to anyone you think might be interested. The number is 0800 804 8044.

Tests for coronavirus. Information here about getting tested.

NHS Track and Trace and the scams  that go with it, from Essex Police - download a pdf here
 

Resources for Food

Lots of information of the Uttlesford Frontline Factsheet - see above

In addition:

The Saffron Walden Market Fruit and Veg Stall  do home delivery, £10, £20 or £30 boxes of fruit, veg, salad or mixed. Dave Lightly is happy to take orders over the phone. Cash payment only (which may make it tricky for some). His number is +44 7809 478 449

Gilbert Butchers deliver within a 5 mile radius. Email is preferred -  gilbeyjohn497@gmail.com. Or call the shop on 01799 513 704. Payment by card in person or by bank transfer.

The Giggly Pig are also doing deliveries of sausages, bacon, faggots and pork burgers. Call Steve on 07990 767 893.