DO NOT COME TO THE SURGERY IF YOU THINK YOU HAVE SYMPTOMS, YOU HAVE TRAVELED IN THE PAST FEW WEEKS OR YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE BEEN IN CONTACT WITH SOMEONE THAT MAY HAVE CORONAVIRUS.
Please see information on the Public Health website -
What is coronavirus?
A coronavirus is a type of virus. As a group, coronaviruses are common across the world. Typical symptoms of coronavirus include fever and a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.
Generally, coronavirus can cause more severe symptoms in people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long-term conditions like diabetes, cancer and chronic lung disease.
Wuhan novel coronavirus is a new strain of coronavirus first identified in Wuhan City, China.
Advice for travelers
If you have returned from mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia and Macau in the last 14 days:
- stay indoors and avoid contact with other people as you would with other flu viruses
- call NHS 111 to inform them of your recent travel to the city
Please follow this advice even if you do not have symptoms of the virus.
We are asking people to take simple, common-sense steps to avoid close contact with other people as much as possible, like they would with other flu viruses.
This means remaining at home for 14 days after arriving BACK IN THE UK and not going to work, school or public areas.
Where possible, you should avoid having visitors to your home, but it’s ok for friends, family or delivery drivers to drop off food.
If you develop symptoms
If you develop a fever, cough, runny nose, sore throat or difficulty breathing OR fever with no other symptoms, you should continue to follow the advice above. Please do not leave your home until you been given advice by a clinician. Please call 111 for more advice. DO NOT COME TO THE SURGERY.