CORONAVIRUS

CORONAVIRUS

With high levels of COVID-19 circulating in our local community and following risk assessment and with the support of the NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board covid 19 infection prevention and control measures are to remain in place in our premises. When attending the surgery for an appointment or to collect a prescription please wear a face covering unless exempt and adhere to social distancing and hand hygiene. This is to help reduce the risk to staff, patients and to protect the NHS.

Symptoms

If you have Covid-19 symptoms please follow the latest government guidelines When to self-isolate and what to do – Coronavirus (COVID-19) – NHS (www.nhs.uk)

Symptoms include:

  • a high temperature
  • a new continuous cough
  • loss of taste or smell

Covid-19 Vaccination Programme

If you are 12 and over and have not yet booked your covid-19 vaccine please contact 119 or book online at nhs.uk Book or manage a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination – NHS (www.nhs.uk)

DO NOT go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.

Covid Booster Programme

To book a covid booster vaccine please contact 119 or book online at nhs.uk Book or manage a coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccination – NHS (www.nhs.uk)

You must be 2 months from the date of your second vaccination to arrange your booster – and you will be able to have it when you are three months from our second vaccination.

Advice in other parts of the UK

For region specific information and advice in:

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.

You can find the latest information and advice from Public Health England at Further information is available on nhs.uk.