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Glenburn Medical Practice
Glenburn Health Centre, Fairway Avenue, Paisley, PA2 8DX
Tel: 0141 884 7788
Fax: n/a
Out of Hours: NHS 24 telephone no. 111
Corona Virus - Information available on our menu list on the left side of this website. FLU VACCINES ARE STILL AVAILABLE, PLEASE ASK AT RECEPTION OR PHONE FOR AN APPOINTMENT

 Corona virus is a type of virus. Typical symptoms include fever, a cough that may progress to a severe pneumonia causing shortness of breath and breathing difficulties.

Generally, corona virus can cause more severe symptoms in people with weakened immune systems, older people, and those with long term conditions like diabetes, cancer and chronic lung disease.

Novel corona virus (2019-nCoV) is a new strain of coronavirus first identified in Wuhan City, China. This is a rapidly evolving situation which is being monitored carefully.

What are the symptoms of Corona Virus?

Common symptoms include:

  • high temperature or fever
  • cough
  • shortness of breath
  • Which areas are affected by Corona Virus?

    We have identified certain areas where people are at higher risk of getting 2019-nCoV. This includes:
     

  • China
  • Thailand
  • Japan
  • Republic of Korea
  • Hong Kong
  • Taiwan
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • Macau  
 
Have you been to any of these areas in the last 14 days?

If you have symptoms

If you have a fever, cough or shortness of breath within 14 days of travel, phone your GP or NHS 24 (111) immediately.
Don’t go to your GP practice, phone for advice from home.

Corona Virus helpline

If you do not have symptoms and are looking for general information, a free helpline has been set up on 0800 028 2816

The helpline is open:

  • Monday to Friday, 8.00am to 10.00pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 9.00am to 5.00pm

 

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