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Coronavirus information

In light of recent increase in Coronavirus cases in the UK – please see below links for information in regards to this

 

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

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-the-public

 

Please see below extract from https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

 

Do I need to avoid public places?

Most people can continue to go to work, school and other public places.

You only need to stay away from public places (self-isolate) if advised to by the 111 online coronavirus service or a medical professional.

 

How to avoid catching or spreading coronavirus

Do

ü  wash your hands with soap and water often – do this for at least 20 seconds

ü  always wash your hands when you get home or into work

ü  use hand sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available

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

ü  put used tissues in the bin straight away and wash your hands afterwards

ü  try to avoid close contact with people who are unwell

Don't

û  do not touch your eyes, nose or mouth if your hands are not clean

 

Check if you need medical help

NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what to do. https://111.nhs.uk/covid-19

Use this service if:

·         you think you might have coronavirus

·         in the last 14 days you've been to a country or area with a high risk of coronavirus – see our coronavirus advice for travellers

·         you've been in close contact with someone with coronavirus

 

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