Coronavirus-what you need to know if you feel unwell!

Apr 9, 2020

If you think you have symptoms of coronavirus (Covid-19) the current advice is to:

  • Stay at home
  • Treat yourself by staying hydrated, by drinking lots of water, and taking paracetamol
  • You only need to contact 111.nhs.uk or phone NHS 111 if you are getting worse and can’t cope
  • NHS 111 will give you advice on the process to follow if you need to see a healthcare professional
  • Don’t go to your pharmacy or into a GP Surgery if you have symptoms

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