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CORONAVIRUS AND THE ANGARRACK COMMUNITY

CORONAVIRUS AND THE ANGARRACK COMMUNITY

The coronavirus has taken a massive step forward today and the effect on our
community is as yet unknown.   We do not need to panic however it's inevitable that it
will affect some/all of us over the coming months. This could be a single person living
alone or whole families who have to self-isolate for anything between 7 and 14 days

So what can we do;-

There are people in the village who are more than happy to collect prescriptions, get provisions etc. if needed.

If you require assistance either use the numbers on the note dropped round the village  read more »

Angarrack Defibrillator

Angarrack Defibrillator cabinet | Angarrack Inn | Steamers Hill | Angarrack 24/7
Chain of Survival
South Western Ambulance Service Foundation Trust covers 10,000 square miles, 20% of mainland England

Angarrack is proud to announce that after the successful fundraising Angarrack now has a defibrillator available 24/7 for public access. It's on the wall outside the Angarrack Inn on the Steamers Hill side of the pub.

You don't need special training to use it as the machine and 999 ambulance service will talk you through what to do (though training will help make you more familar with the machine and CPR compressions)

Chain of Survival

Chain Of Survival - Pastel (2)  read more »

Free eBook - Coronavirus - key questions in simple language appropriate for 5 to 9 year olds

Free information book explaining the coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler, with expert input from

- you can find out more and download the book for free here
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200323 | Cornwall Council BIN NEWS!


BIN NEWS

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200330 | Action Fraud have received reports of COVID19 related scams

Information sent on behalf of Action Fraud (NFIB)
Action Fraud have received reports of COVID19 related scams
Angarrack,
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Telephone support for patients and carers | Cornwall Hospice

If your employer wants a self-isolation note for COVID19 get it online here

If your employer wants a self-isolation note for COVID19 get it online here. https://111.nhs.uk/isolation-note

How can I help? - Helping your local foodbank(s)

see also - https://www.inyourarea.co.uk/widgets/established/foodBank

200323 | Cornwall Council issues advice on dealing with coronavirus waste

Cornwall Council has issued advice for households which have suspected coronavirus infections for disposing of waste.

The authority has issued the new guidance for putting out rubbish to protect people and reduce the risk of spreading infection.

The council has suggested that waste, including tissues and cleaning cloths, should be double bagged and kept aside for three days before they are put outside for collection.

“Kerbside rubbish, recycling and garden waste collections are continuing as normal, and your household waste and recycling centre remains open at the usual times. Please continue to put rubbish and recyclables out for kerbside collection as you would normally.  read more »

200324 | Update- Local Resilience Forum announcement Police given new powers

Information sent on behalf of Devon and Cornwall Police
Update- Local Resilience Forum announcement
Police given new powers

A message from Assistant Chief Constable Glen Mayhew.
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Washing your hands - how to do it thoroughly

Is a regular bar of soap as good as hand sanitizer?

Is a regular bar of soap as good as hand sanitizer?  read more »

Ideas for things to do if self-isolating/social distancing

Starting this as a collection of ideas of things to do if you're self-isolating or just social distancing.

 

Suggestions gratefully received! by email or contact form

How to avoid catching and spreading coronavirus (social distancing) | NHS Info

  • How to avoid catching and spreading coronavirus (social distancing)

    Everyone should do what they can to stop coronavirus spreading.

    Do

    • wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds

    • always wash your hands when you get home or into work  read more »

Official Coronavirus information information

Know the facts

NHS advice is available about the coronavirus (COVID-19), including what the risk in the UK is, what the symptoms are and how to reduce your chances of getting it.
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Urgent Message from Italy...


If you'e still hanging with friends, going to restaurants/bars, and acting like this isn't a big deal, get your shit together.


The following thread is taken from an Italian citizen.


As they put it:


"To the rest of the world, you have no idea what's coming."


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Real-time evidence of flattening the curve from Italy

Lodi had the first Covid-19 case in Italy, and implemented a shutdown on Feb 23. Bergamo waited until March 8.  Look at the difference.
Critical care beds occupied per 100,000 of population in different scenarios | Imperial College
Why it is so important to act early on COVID-19

Real-time evidence of flattening the curve. Lodi had the first Covid-19 case in Italy, and implemented a shutdown on Feb 23. Bergamo waited until March 8. Look at the difference. Incredible research by  read more »

Coronavirus/COVID-19 on surfaces

"Viable HCoV-19.. detected:  in aerosols up to 3 hours  up to 4 hours on copper  up to 24 hours on cardboard  up to 2-3 days on plastic & stainless steel  Median half-life estimate around 13 hours on steel & around 16 hours on polypropylene" #coronavirus

"Viable HCoV-19.. detected:
 in aerosols up to 3 hours
 up to 4 hours on copper
 up to 24 hours on cardboard
 up to 2-3 days on plastic & stainless steel
Median half-life estimate around 13 hours on steel & around 16 hours on polypropylene" #coronavirus

via https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.03.09.20033217v1.full.pdf

200124 | Restrictions from 1 July to 31 August 10:00 to 18:00; Blue Flag beaches 15 May - 30 September also 10:00 to 18:00

Summary:

  • Harmonised restrictions from 1 July to 31 August (two months) between 10:00 to 18:00 hours daily
  • Except where a beach has Blue Flag status in place, when restrictions will apply for longer, from 15 May to 30 September (four and a half months) between 10:00 to 18:00.
  • There is an exception for Porthchapel Beach near Land’s End where current restrictions will be lifted, as requested by the private beach owner.
 
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