Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Public Health experts have been giving out a lot of advice to try and stop the virus. We have collated the key for you on this page.

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The practice is unable to arrange tests for coronavirus. Tests are available online or by calling 119.

Get a test to check if you have coronavirus

  • Testing and tracing
    Get a test to check if you have coronavirus, understand your test result and find out what to do if you're contacted by NHS Test and Trace.

  • People at higher risk
    Advice for people at higher risk from coronavirus, including older people, people with health conditions and pregnant women.

For government advice on staying safe outside your home go to gov.uk/staying-safe-outside-your-home

 

For further information go to nhs.uk/coronavirus or gov.uk/coronavirus.

Advice accurate as of September 2020.

How do I protect myself?

20

seconds

1. Wash hands for about 20 seconds with soap and hot water. If there is no soap use hand sanitiser.
2. Use tissue for coughs and sneezes, and put tissue in the bin.
3. If you don't have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your elbow.
4. Avoid touching your eyes, nose or face with unwashed hands .
5. Avoid close contact with unwell people.

What are the symptoms?

Fever and Tiredness
Muscle Pain
Cough
Difficulty Breathing
If you or someone you live with, has a 'new, continuous' cough or a high temperature, you should all stay at home for 14 days.

What should I do if I feel unwell?

7

days

If your symptoms get worse or are no better after 7 days, then seek medical advice. 
Use the online 111 coronavirus service at 111.nhs.uk
You may be tested for the virus at the hospital.

This advice is from NHS England and up to date as of March 2020.