This practice recommends that persons who have travelled over the past month or who may have come into contact with others who have been investigated or confirmed with 2019-nCoV, to contact the practice by telephone in the first instance.
Known symptoms are lower respiratory illness (cough and difficulty breathing), and fevers. A person can be infectious for a period of two weeks and it is vital that those at risk self isolate in the interest of others and the spread of the illness.
We request that you do not present in person to the practice before calling in advance so we may make preparations for your arrival.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Stay home when you are sick.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.