If you have been in contact with a confirmed case of Covid 19 infection or returned from one of the high risk areas AND have suspicious symptoms such as a cough, fever, shortness of breath or breathing difficuties then please call us and let us know. Do not come to our surgery for advice or without an appointment. Phone first and one of the GPs will advise you what to do.
You can protect yourself from the virus by following some simple rules as follows
- wash your hands frequently with soap and water or use an alcohol-based hand rub if your hands are not visibly dirty
- practice good respiratory hygiene, that is, when coughing and sneezing, cover your mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue – discard tissue immediately into a closed bin and clean your hands with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water
- maintain social distancing, that is, leave at least 1 metre (3 feet) distance between yourself and other people, particularly those who are coughing, sneezing and have a fever
- avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth – if you touch your eyes, nose or mouth with your contaminated hands, you can transfer the virus from the surface to yourself
If you are concerned about this outbreak and wish to get more information please visit www.gov.ie/health-covid-19