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Check if you or your child has coronavirus symptoms
Find out about the main symptoms of coronavirus and what to do if you have them.
Self-isolation and treatment if you have coronavirus symptoms
Advice about staying at home (self-isolation) and treatment for you and anyone you live with.
Testing and tracing
Information about testing for coronavirus and what to do if you're contacted by the NHS Test and Trace service.
People at high risk
Advice for people at higher risk from coronavirus, including older people, people with health conditions and pregnant women.
Social distancing and changes to everyday life
Advice about avoiding close contact with other people (social distancing), looking after your wellbeing and using the NHS and other services during coronavirus.
GOV.UK: coronavirus – guidance and support
Government information and advice.
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The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of patients and staff which may mean your patient experience is subject to change.The Chief Medical Officer announced on Friday 13 March that the country is moving into the ‘Delay’ stage of the response to coronavirus (Covid-19).if you live alone and you have symptoms of coronavirus illness (COVID-19), however mild, stay at home for 7 days from when your symptoms started. (The ending isolation section below has more information)if you live with others and you are the first in the household to have symptoms of coronavirus, then then you must stay at home for 7days, but all other household members who remain well must stay at home and not leave the house for 14 days. The 14-day period starts from the day when the first person in the house became ill. See explanatory diagramfor anyone else in the household who starts displaying symptoms, they need to stay at home for 7 days from when the symptoms appeared, regardless of what day they are on in the original 14 day isolation period. (The ending isolation section below has more information, and see explanatory diagramit is likely that people living within a household will infect each other or be infected already. Staying at home for 14 days will greatly reduce the overall amount of infection the household could pass on to others in the communityDo not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or a hospital. You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you're staying at home. Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus 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. Stay At Home advice can be found here. Everyone is being reminded to follow Public Health England advice to:• Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze. Then bin the tissue, and wash your hands, or use a sanitiser gel.• Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after using public transport. Use a sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available.• Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.• Avoid close contact with people who are unwell. Information remains subject to regular change and updates. More information can be found on the NHS website here.
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