Novel Coronavirus

Posted by: Mark - Posted on:

IMPORTANT NOTICE, NOVEL – CORONAVIRUS
We recognise the concern regarding the Coronavirus and would like to provide strict guidance to our patients to help us contain this virus.
Most importantly please do not come to the surgery if you suspect you have been in direct contact with somebody with the Coronavirus or have been in any of the following areas recently. Please call 111 for advice first.
If you have been to Northern Italy (Lombardy and Veneto regions), Iran, Daegu or Cheongdu (Republic of Korea), Wuhan City or Hubei Provence, China please stay indoors for 14 days on your return and avoid contact with others. Contact NHS 24 by calling 111 for advice. Please follow this advice even if you do not have symptoms of the virus.
The guidance for Italy, Iran, Daegu or Cheongdo (Republic of Korea), Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia and Vietnam applies to individuals who returned from these specific areas on or after 19 February 2020.
Please see attached for further information, detailed maps and categories.
https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-specified-countries-and-areas/covid-19-specified-countries-and-areas-with-implications-for-returning-travellers-or-visitors-arriving-in-the-uk
Symptoms include cough, fever and shortness of breath.