Sign up today for coronavirus updates delivered to your inbox

Members of the public can now sign up for regular email newsletters about Somerset’s response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Somerset County Council is currently providing daily email bulletins on all things coronavirus related to councillors and stakeholders – and these are now available to anyone.

The updates include information on affected council services, details of help available for the public and businesses, latest national and local headlines, and tips to keep your mind and body healthy during the emergency.

To sign up, simply visit and enter your name and email address in the box provided.

Councillor David Fothergill, Leader of Somerset County Council, said: “These are uncertain times and people understandably want to know what’s going on in Somerset to help keep them safe and where they can find advice and support.

“These newsletters have a wealth of trusted information from local authorities and health partners so sign up today to ensure you never miss an update.”

A single phone number is also available for anyone in Somerset who needs Coronavirus-related support from their councils. The Somerset Coronavirus Support Helpline number, 0300 790 6275, makes it easier for people to access any local authority help they may need, including emotional support, during the current crisis.