The NHS in England 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.

.Stay at home if you have Coronavirus symptoms:

  • a high temperature
  • a new, continuous cough

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Use the NHS 111 online system for more information.

  • Tips for staying at home

    It's important to stay at home to stop coronavirus spreading.

    Do

    • try to keep at least 2 metres (3 steps) from other people in your home, particularly older people or those with long-term health conditions

    • ask friends and family and delivery services to deliver things like food shopping and medicines – but avoid contact with them

    • sleep alone if possible

    • regularly wash your hands with soap and warm water for at least 20 seconds

    • try to stay away from older people and those with long-term health conditions

    • drink plenty of water and take everyday painkillers, such as paracetamol and ibuprofen, to help with your symptoms

    Don't

    • do not have visitors (ask people to leave deliveries outside)

    • do not leave the house, for example to go for a walk, to school or public places

Use the 111  service if:

  • you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
  • your condition gets worse
  • your symptoms do not get better after 7 days

Only call 111 if you cannot get help online

Tips for staying at home

It's important to stay at home to stop coronavirus spreading.

If you want General Information on Coronavirus please follow this link   https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Published: Mar 12, 2020