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Leaflet: Important Information to Keep You Safe While Isolating at Home
This leafelet is for patients with suspected coronavirus who have not been admitted to hospital and will be isolating at home.
NHS Devon CCG have advised: "Please do not come to the surgery if you have any symptoms of coronavirus. These include a high temperature or a new, continuous cough or a loss or change to your sense of smell or taste. If you have these symptoms, please book a free test by visiting the government website or calling 119 and self-isolate with members of your household until you get the results. If you test positive you must self-isolate for 10 days from when your symptoms started and those you live with must self-isolate for 14 days, but they don’t need to get tested unless they develop symptoms too."
“If other members of your household develop symptoms too, they should get tested and if the result is positive they must self-isolate for 10 days from when their symptoms started, which might mean they self-isolate for longer than 14 days overall."
Leaflet: Supporting Your Recovey after Covid-19
As you find yourself recovering from COVID-19 you may still be coming to terms with the impact the virus has had on both your body and mind. These changes should get better over time, some may take longer than others, but there are things you can do to help. Your COVID Recovery helps you to understand what has happened and what you might expect as part of your recovery.
Link: Get a free NHS check today to check if you have coronavirus
You can have a test (swab test) to check if you have coronavirus (COVID-19) now if you have symptoms.
Link: Self Isolating and Treating Coronovirus Symptoms
Advice about not leaving your home (self-isolation) and looking after yourself if you or someone you live with has symptoms.
Link: Social Distancing
To stop the spread of coronavirus you should avoid close contact with anyone you do not live with. If you live alone or you're a single parent wh lives alone with your chldren, you can meet with 1 other household without social distancing. This is call a support bubble.
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