SELF ISOLATION:

How to avoid spreading or catching:

There are things you can do to reduce the spread

Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or sleeve (not hands) when you sneeze

Discard tissues immediately

Wash you hands with soap and water often – use a hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available

Avoid close contact with people who are unwell

Don’t touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean

What is self Isolation?

If you are asked to self isolate this is what you should do

Stay at home

Stay away from work, schools or public places

Do not use public transport or taxis

Ask friends or families to run errands for you

Avoid visitors coming to your house – it is ok for delivery of food or essential items.

You may be asked to do this for 14 days to reduce the spread of infection to other people

What is the treatment for Coronavirus?

There is currently no treatment for this illness

Antibiotics do not help as they do not work against any virus

Any treatment that you are advised to take will be to treat the symptoms not fight the illness

Self Isolation for 14 days

More information is available at:

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/advice-for-travellers/

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/common-questions/

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public


If you wish to book an appointment online please do so via: Patient Access

<strong>Patient access</strong>

To use our online services, which enables you to book appointments and order repeat prescriptions

We ask you to come into the surgery and please bring 2 forms of ID (one needs to be photo ID).

Please click here to be taken to the Patient Access website for more information

https://www.patientaccess.com/