CORONAVIRUS

CORONAVIRUS

Visiting the GP’s from 27th January 2022

The UK Health Secutiry Agency’s infection control guidelines are to remain in place in healthcare settings when Plan B measures are no longer mandatory in public places.

Staff, patients and visitors are required to continue to wear a face covering, continue to respect social distance and follow hand hygiene in all healthcare settings.

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.

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