IF YOU ARE WORRIED ABOUT COVID-19 PLEASE CONTACT THE SURGERY ON 053-9134390 AS GUIDELINES FOR TESTING ARE CHANGING FREQUENTLY
If your child is ill and you are worried about Covid, please consult this chart: CLICK HERE
With so much information circulating online and through social media, please only refer to reliable sources of information to ensure you are receiving the correct and most up to date information.
Covid-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs, airways and is caused by a virus called Corona Virus.
SYMPTONS OF CORONAVIRUS:
It can take up to 14 days for symptoms of corona-virus to appear. The main symptoms to look out for are:
- A cough, this can be any kind of cough, not just dry
- Shortness of breath
- Breathing difficulties
- Fever (high temperature, 38 degrees celcius or above), or chills.
If you develop symptoms, you will need to SELF ISOLATE and phone us at the surgery. DO NOT COME TO THE SURGERY AS IT INCREASES THE RISK OF SPREADING INFECTION.
PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS FROM CORONAVIRUS:
Coronavirus is spread in sneeze or cough droplets. To infect you, it has to get from an infected person’s nose or mouth into your eyes, nose or mouth.
IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU RESTRICT YOUR MOVEMENTS AND AVOID CONTACT WITH OTHER PEOPLE AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE.
FOUR BASIC STEPS TO PROTECT YOURSELF AND OTHERS:
WASH your hands well and often to avoid contamination
COVER your mouth and nose with a tissue or sleeve when coughing or sneezing and bin the used tissue
AVOID touching eyes, nose or mouth with unwashed hands
CLEAN and disinfect frequently touched surfaces and objects
PHONE US FIRST!
In order to maintain the health and safety of our patients and staff, most routine appointments and all walk-in clinics are now cancelled and our doors are closed. Please contact the surgery prior to your appointment to see if it can still take place.
We would like to thank you for your patience and understanding in this situation, these are indeed unprecedented times and this decision had to be made quickly in order to protect everyone and try curb any spread of infection.
If your appointment at the surgery is going ahead, when you arrive please press the new intercom button to let us know you are here and we can give you access to the surgery.