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Posted on 12 Mar 2020
iF you have travelled abroad in the last 14 days or been in close contact with someone with confirmed coronavirus please check the government’s gov.uk website for the latest COVID-19 travel advice. You may need to visit NHS 111 online or call NHS 111 for further advice before making or attending your appointment.
NHS 111 has an online coronavirus service that can tell you if you need medical help and advise you what to do.
Use this service if:
* you think you might have coronavirus
* In the last 14 days you've been to a country or area with a high risk of coronavirus – see coronavirus advice for travellers
* you've been in close contact with someone with coronavirus
Use the online 111 coronavirus service
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. Call 111 if you need to speak to someone.
We are now recommending that all travellers who develop relevant symptoms, however mild, within 14 days of returning from mainland Italy, China, Thailand, Japan, Republic of Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia or Macau should self-isolate at home immediately and call NHS 111. We are already recommending that travellers from Wuhan and Hubei province should self-isolate for 14 days, even if they do not have symptoms, due to the increased risk from that area.
For patients concerned that they may have coronavirus or may have come into contact with someone who has, the NHS 111 online service has created coronavirus pages that tell patients what they should do based on their particular circumstances. These can be accessed at: https://111.nhs.uk/service/covid-19
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