If you are feeling unwell with either
- a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
- a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)
Please do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.
Use the 111 online coronavirus service to find out what to do.
How to avoid catching and spreading Coronavirus
To combat the spread of Coronavirus it is essential that everyone takes simple precautions such as regularly washing hands thoroughly for over 20 seconds with soap and water or alcohol-based hand wash. This may sound basic but it really is an effective way of slowing down transmission. Please see the guide below for some straight forward do's and don'ts' to stop Coronavirus spreading.
Further information and advice from the NHS is available here.