Important information about the coronavirus (COVID-19)
The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.
Stay at home if you have either:
- a high temperature - you feel hot to touch on your chest or
- a new, continuous cough - this means you've started coughing
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.
You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you're staying at
Testing for coronavirus is not needed if you're staying at
Read more on www.nhs.uk/coronavirus
How long to stay at
- if you have symptoms, stay at home for 7 days
- if you live with other people, they should stay at home for 14
days from the day the first person got symptoms
If you live with someone who is 70 or over, has a long-term
condition, is pregnant or has a weakened immune system, try to find
somewhere else for them to stay for 14 days.
If you have to stay at home together, try to keep away from each
other as much as possible.
Stay At Home advice https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/self-isolation-advice/
Use the NHS 111 online
coronavirus service if:
- you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
- your condition gets worse
- your symptoms do not get better after 7 days
Only call 111 if you cannot get help
Everyone is being reminded to follow Public Health England
Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or
sneeze. Then bin the tissue, and wash your hands, or use a
Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after using
public transport. Use a sanitiser gel if soap and water are not
Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
Avoid close contact with people who are unwell.
More information can be found on the NHS website https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
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