the government announcement on the
Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to
Stay at home
- Only go outside for food, health reasons or
- Stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people
- Wash your hands as soon as you get home
can spread the virus.
UK-Gov - Full
guidance on staying at home and away from
County Council - Coronavirus advice in
Otterton Village Support
There is help available within the village for all
those affected by the coronavirus outbreak
especially those required to self-isolate. Do
not hesitate to get in touch if you need assistance
or can help others.
If you need help If you are affected by the
current outbreak and need help, the collection of a
prescription, shopping or for any other reason,
there are others able and willing to help.
If you can give help making collections or
deliveries, assisting the shop or providing other
support to those affected, please get in touch.
Call: 07468 429 264 [John Hiles]
Facebook at cv19
Otterton Community Shop
From Thursday 27 March 2020 the new shop opening
hours will be:
- Monday – Saturday 8.00 am to
- Sunday Closed
For more details go to otterton.info/OttertonShop.htm
You may place orders over the telephone for home
Call the shop on 01395 708 324 to place an
order. Once the order is assembled, we will call
you back, take payment over the phone by credit or
debit card and arrange delivery.
Otterton Relief in Need is a Trust for Residents of
Otterton that can provide financial support for those
suffering hardship; so if the current outbreak has put
you in particular difficulty through the need to
self-isolate or loss of income, do not hesitate to
contact the Trust for more information. Email email@example.com
or phone: 01395 567701
POLICE ADVICE from NPCC (National Police Chiefs
How to stay safe when accepting help from others:
• If you are receiving voluntary help do not share
financial details like credit/debit card numbers or
• If someone you don’t know calls at your home, always
ask for ID and always ensure you are comfortable
sharing details like your phone number or address.
• Only provide information on a need to know basis and
if you have seen ID. Do not feel pressured into
• If you have doubts about those who are approaching
you, and are concerned, it is advised that you don’t
engage, and report serious suspicious behaviour to the
• Remember that genuine volunteers have been
instructed not to enter your home and should all have
documentation proving their status.
Red Card/Green Card (as seen on BBC One Show),
download the cards here.