If you think you could be affected:
If you are worried you could be affected, please isolate yourself, and then the current advice is to use the online 111 service: https://111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19
The Countess Of Chester Hospital have set up a Coronavirus Support Centre.
You can attend the isolation unit there if you have symptoms and are concerned that you could have the novel coronavirus: https://www.coch.nhs.uk/corporate-information/news/coronavirus-information.aspx
Please ensure that you don’t go elsewhere in the hospital, but directly to the isolation unit.
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, if you need help with another matter, please don’t come to the surgery – ask for a phone-call with a clinician instead.
The NHS in Cheshire and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.
You can find the latest information and advice here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
Everyone is being reminded to follow Public Health England advice to:
– Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze. Then bin the tissue, and wash your hands, or use a sanitiser gel.
– Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after using public transport. Use a sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available
– Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
– Avoid close contact with people who are unwell.