Updated 30 July 2020
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There are a number of ways that those who are shielding can access food and other essentials:
From 1 August, clinically extremely vulnerable people will continue to have access to priority supermarket delivery slots if you have registered online before 17 July for a priority delivery slot.
NHS Volunteer Responders will also continue to offer support to those who need it, including collecting and delivering food and medicines.
NHS Volunteer Responders offers help to people in need of support or who are avoiding public places during the COVID-19 pandemic. It is run by the NHS in England, supported by Royal Voluntary Service and operates across England. Its aims are to supplement existing voluntary support within communities, help people to stay well, and reduce avoidable demand on NHS services.
Use this GOV.UK service to find out what help and advice you can get from the government and other organisations. You can use it for yourself or someone else.
You can find support with:
If you need medical help, go to NHS 111 online.
You will not get direct support from the government or organisations through this service.
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