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CORONAVIRUS:

Please see the latest update below:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-specified-countries-and-areas/covid-19-specified-countries-and-areas-with-implications-for-returning-travellers-or-visitors-arriving-in-the-uk

COVID-19: Specified countries and areas with implications for returning travellers or visitors arriving in the UK

Category 1: Travellers should self-isolate, even if asymptomatic, and call NHS 111 to inform of recent travel.

Category 2: Travellers do not need to undertake any special measures, but if they develop symptoms they should self-isolate and call NHS 111.

The guidance for Italy, Iran, Daegu or Cheongdo (Republic of Korea), Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia and Vietnam applies to individuals who returned from these specific areas on or after 19 February 2020.

Category 1 countries/areas

Wuhan city and Hubei Province

Iran

Daegu or Cheongdo (Republic of Korea)

Any Italian town under containment measure

Category 2 countries/areas

Cambodia

China (Except areas of the country specifically referred to in Category 1)

Hong Kong

Italy (North)

Japan

Laos

Macau

Malaysia

Myanmar

Republic of Korea (Except areas of the county specifically referred in Category 1)

Singapore

Taiwan

Thailand

Vietnam.

Self Care Guidance

Supporting you to manage and treat common illnesses

 

Winter’s the time when illnesses such as sore throats, colds, coughs and stomach bugs become more common. If you’re generally quite healthy, you can usually treat these illnesses at home with rest and over the counter medications.

 

Self-care is not the same as no-care, and the local resources and website offer simple practical steps to help you feel better and recover as soon as possible. You can also get advice on how long you can expect to feel ill for and when you should seek medical attention.

 

You can also view and download a locally produced booklet - the Good Health Guide - with comprehensive self-care advice plus information on the NHS services that help prevent ill health, such as immunisations, and services that can detect early signs of illness. These include NHS Health Checks and screening programmes for certain types of cancer, which can help to find them at an early stage, when they are easier to treat. 



 
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