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Please read the official coronavirus UK guidance and resources for travelling safely.• Find the latest information on the official UK government website. • Check your plans before you travel, as some events and activities may have been postponed or cancelled.• For travellers who need medical advice, use the 111 online coronavirus service to get further information.
Coronavirus is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. The coronavirus symptoms include a cough, fever and breathing difficulties.
You can find more information on the coronavirus on the National Health Service (NHS) website.
How will coronavirus impact my travel to Taunton?
In response to the current coronavirus outbreak, the UK government has advised against all unnecessary travel and has asked public to stop 'non-essential contact' for around 12 weeks from 16 March 2020.
This means that many Taunton attractions and businesses have temporarily closed and events and conferences are postponed.
There may be some reductions and revised timetables on the public transport network, please see the Buses of Somerset website and Trainline Website for the latest information.
Stay up to date with the latest advice on the official government website.
How to avoid getting sick
To avoid the spread of the virus, make sure you:
• wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds
• use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
• cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve (not your hands) when you cough or sneeze
• put used tissues in the bin straight away and wash your hands afterwards
• Avoid close contact with people who are unwell
You can find all the tips to avoid the spreading of the virus.
Current Government Guidelines (applicable in England):
Visit the official UK government website for the latest information on the coronavirus outbreak and advice for travellers, or take a look at the frequently asked questions on coronavirus on the National Heath Service (NHS) website.
Coronavirus in Taunton: Latest Information and Advice
Here is where you can find out the latest news from in around Taunton and occasionally the wider area.
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