Advice to travellers returning from China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand.
If you have travelled back from Mainland China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand in the last 14 DAYS and feel unwell, experiencing a cough or fever or shortness of breath, please remain indoors and call NHS 111 for advice, even if symptoms are mild.
If you have been in contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus please call NHS 111 for advice.
Do not go straight to a doctor's surgery or hospital.
Advice to travellers returning from Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Iran and Northern Italy
If you have returned from these areas since February 19th and developed systems, however mild, you should remain indoors, avoid contact with other people and call NHS 111 for advice.
You do not need to follow this advice if you have no symptoms.
The NHS in West Kent 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.
The risk to the general public is moderate. If you have arrived back to the UK from mainland China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau within 14 days, follow the specific advice for returning travellers.
Call 111 now if you've been:
- Wuhan or Hubei Province in China in the last 14 days (even if you do not have symptoms)
- to other parts of China, including Macau and Hong Kong, in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild)
- to Thailand, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore, Republic of Korea or Malaysia in the last 14 days and have a cough, high temperature or shortness of breath (even if it's mild)
- in close contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus.
Do not go to your GP surgery, community pharmacy or hospital. Call 111, stay indoors and avoid close contact with other people.
With immediate effect the Hearing Aid Clinics will not be held at Wateringbury Surgery.
We no longer have an available room to continue to host the clinic.
Apologises for any inconvenience this may cause.
13th February 2020