Should you need urgent health advice please contact your GP or call NHS 111. In an emergency please visit A&E or call 999
COVID-19, the name for this particular coronavirus, is a new illness that can affect the body’s lungs and airways. This is a new kind of this type of virus, and it is spreading around the world.
The main symptoms of coronavirus are:
Most people with coronavirus have at least one of these symptoms.
If you have any of the main symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), get a test as soon as possible.
Stay at home and do not have visitors until you get your test result – only leave your home to have a test. Anyone you live with, and anyone in your support bubble, must also stay at home until you get your result
You can also download the NHS COVID-19 app to log when you visit public places like leisure centres and restaurants, and also be informed if you have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive.
If you have any more questions on this area or would like to speak to somebody about this topic, have a look at the links or search for your local services in the blue box below. Alternatively you can always contact your public health nurse.
Find out what services are available to you in your area. Remember your school nurse is always there to give you confidential help and support.
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