COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus.
If you become unwell and are worried about your symptoms, please call NHS 111 or visit their website below. Do not go directly to your GP or other healthcare environment.
- Wash your hands often – with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or use an alcohol-based sanitiser if soap and water is not available.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in a bin.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces in the home.