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Corona Virus Posted on 7 Feb 2020

Public Health England advice to patients with a concern over novel Corona Virus. 

Patients with a concern are advised to stay at home and self isolate.

Patients experiencing the following:

Acute respiratory infection with any of the following: Fever, Shortness of Breath or Cough OR

Severe acute respiratory infection.

AND they have lived or travelled to Mainland China in the last 14 days, before onset of illness, phone 111 and explain your concern.

This is also the advice if you have not travelled but have been in contact with a confirmed case of the virus in the last 14 days.

Patients with a concern are advised to stay at home and self isolate.

PLEASE DO NOT PRESENT AT THE SURGERY OR A&E, AS YOU INCREASE THE RISK OF THE SPREAD OF THE VIRUS.

FOR SELF ISOLATION ADVICE FOLLOW THIS LINK:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-self-isolation-for-patients-undergoing-testing/advice-sheet-home-isolation

 

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